This is the time of year when those ‘Year In Review’ articles appear. The thinking behind (some of) it is that in order to move forward, we should take a look back so that we may see what what we’ve survived and examine the lessons learned along the way. Here’s a small slice of what we recall in no particular order (hey, it’s still holiday season so we’re perfectly fine with being a wee bit foggy from all that, um, holiday cheer… [Read more]).
What a disappointment. Yesterday was special election day in New York City; of course, it wasn’t what is considered to be a major election but, all the same, the people were given a chance to exercise their right to vote and express what’s on their collective mind at the ballot box. Democracy at work that is, if democracies are bought and paid for by the Koch Brothers!Months ago, after a dumb-arse Twitter-fueled scandal in which it was revealed that he had a penchant for sending out pictures of his cloaked dick nether regions, Representative Anthony silly wanker Weiner resigned from Congress. … [Read more]