Archive for October, 2012


Friday, October 12th, 2012

Robert Wright has a thoughtful response to those who refuse to support the "lesser evil" in an election. An election is not the same as an opinion poll. It is where an actual decision gets made, and failure to select the least offensive winnable option is completely foolish unless it substantially increases the chances of […]

#malala Action

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Links are provided in a NYTimes article by Nicholas Kristof. Nothing is more important for global security and general decency at this time than to increase the education and financial independence of girls and women.

#lyinryan Strikes Again

Friday, October 12th, 2012

'In VP Debate:Ryan Told 24 Myths In 40 Minutes' (cf ThinkProgress). But it did become apparent in that debate that there is just one clear issue that separates the slates in this election - namely whether to slash the future retirement and medical benefits of the young in order to avoid making the rich now […]