47 percent of us trust the IRS compared with 36 percent ten years ago. The U.S....– Donovan Hohn, senior editor at Harper’s, in A Superbowl Spot for Uncle Sam. Harper’s tasked a group of ad creatives (Perry Fair of Grey Group, Mark Fitzloff of Wieden+Kennedy, Thomas Frank of Harper’s, Marc Sobier at Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and Con Williamson at Saatchi & Saatchi) to...
Egypt, the Internet, and the Second Amendment
continuations: We live in a time of amazing transformation. Nowhere has this been more apparent recently than in Tunisia and Egypt where people are fighting against entrenched regimes and for democracy. In both places the Internet has played a critical role as an organizing, information and documentation tool. So it is not surprising that authorities in Egypt have taken steps to cut off the...
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Hey Jealousy (Gin Blossoms) Custer’s Last Stand @ The Red Lion, December 16th 2010
Are You Gonna Go My Way (Lenny Kravitz) Custer’s Last Stand @ The Red Lion, December 16th 2010 Special thanks to the amazing Nate Hudson for putting this together!
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My deep MLK Day roots
Heschel marched with King because he knew that the plight of Blacks was not dissimilar to the plight of the Jews. Take a few minutes and watch the video embedded below. siguy: My experience at the Abraham Joshua Heschel School shaped me tremendously. One of the most unique aspects of the school was its fervent and seemingly religious celebration of Martin Luther King Day. I have powerful...
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continuations: Much has already been said about the need for more gun control in the aftermath of the Arizona shooting of Rep. Giffords. I am in complete agreement that we need much tighter controls, especially for assault weapons (which should encompass semi-automatics). One point I have not seen is the need for pro-active education about guns. In the absence of such, people will form their...
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No guns -> No shootings We’re basically the only country in the world that doesn’t get that one.
Sarah Palin should be charged with (attempted?) murder.