Jackhammer the Message Home

Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin drew 100,000 costumed acolytes* to their God-and-country fair in front of the Lincoln Monument last month. Considering the sub-sentient followership quotient of the Tea Bag movement, a hundred grand seems like a small number. After all, Louis Farrakhan managed to march three-quarters of a million men into the nation’s capital, … Continue reading “Jackhammer the Message Home”

Marked Imam Tests Lawn-Chair Constitutionalists

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” – Thomas Paine The Constitution is being tested in the most extreme way imaginable: does the federal government really have the right to pursue the … Continue reading “Marked Imam Tests Lawn-Chair Constitutionalists”

Can Americans Who Oppose War and Empire Work Together?

Lindsey Graham, a war-supporting senator from South Carolina, said what he fears most is a Left-Right alliance against the Afghanistan War. He recognizes that such an alliance could stop war funding and force American troops to return home. But the masters of war may not have to use divide-and-rule tactics, because many war opponents on … Continue reading “Can Americans Who Oppose War and Empire Work Together?”