Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

Though inalienable, universal, and probably self-evident, U.S. liberties today are based on workarounds that satisfy the power elite. In his speech celebrating the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, Obama warned of strongman politics that “. . . seek to undermine every institution or norm that gives democracy meaning.” Before getting worked around yourself, perform this quick reality check. Continue reading

Urbane Diatribe

This conservative political commentator and stinker was one of 22 people barred from entering the United Kingdom for fostering extremism or hate. Sixteen of the names on the UK’s list were made public in early May 2009. This commentator’s brilliant mind-set was captured by our interviewer sometime later and reproduced faithfully here word for word. Almost. Continue reading