Archive for July 2010
Chris Floyd’s latest, “The Lies That Bind: American Myth Obscures Murderous Enterprise is an eye-opening commentary on Arthur Silbur’s piece, “We Are Not Special, and There Is No Happy Ending: The Blood-Drenched Darkness of American Exceptionalism”
Floyd includes, “Leaving Iraq – The Ruin They’ll Leave Behind – By Patrick Cockburn”
What these three writer’s report is the experience this writer easily attests to and affirms. Offer any serious commentary on matters that directly affect everyone and all you get is deathly silence.
Here’s an interesting commentary on American Exceptionalism and Israel.
[UPDATE on Eureka council set to consider medical marijuana ordinance – Tuesday, July 20, 2010]
Interesting article in the Atlantic by Senior Editor Joshua Greene. He writes about how putting something on the ballot that actually means something to a certain segment of society moves that group, in this case younger people, under 35, to participate — vote.
Are there benefits for the Democrats, Republicans or or does any of this just plain help the people to have a say?