Great Series on the 20th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Our buddies at BuzzFlash have begun a great series on what happened when the Exxon Valdez created one of the worst non-natural environmental disasters in history. Hard to believe it's been 20 years since I willingly bought gas from Exxon. I think I've stopped at Exxon about a half dozen times in 20 years, and only because my car was running on fumes, and it was my only choice. I still avoid them, much as I avoid Wal-Mart.

Anyway, check out their series here…

Being Better Liberals
The Inanity of “Revolution.”

About once a month, something comes across my Facebook feed along the lines of, “I don’t know how the hell we children of the 1950s and 1960s survived. We were tough and we did all kinds of things that are considered really dangerous these days and, as a result, we …

Issa’s IRS “Scandal” is a Joke, as is the GOP

Darrell Issa is right about one thing; no individual or group should be singled out arbitrarily for scrutiny by any government agency, including the IRS. That is. unless they are plotting to break the law. As a liberal, I find it odd that Issa and other Republicans have just now …

Civil Rights
Cutting the Crap on the Snowden Q & A With the Guardian

If the Guardian wants to salvage any credibility at all, they need to jettison Glenn Greenwald. They should also apologize for giving this guy free rein, with no editorial control. It’s one thing to set up a blog and let him blather on with his opinions. But a news organization …

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