Saturday, January 31, 2015
Negromancer's Fave Poli-Reads - January 2015 Edition - Updated #27
From TheNewYorker: By Andy Borowitz - 6 weeks leave opposed by people who get 33 weeks paid leave.
From TheVox: Even FOX News is ripping on the John Beohner plot to invite Benjamin Netanyahu (Throw -A-Net-Over-That Yahoo) to speak before Congress.
From TheDailyDot: Blogger who outed Congressman Steve Scalise for his connection to Louisiana Klansman and Nazi, David Duke, had his home Internet connections cut.
From TheGuardian: Eric Garner prosecutor has gall - I'll give him that. His campaign for Congress should go through hell. Hopefully, the activists will give him hell.
From Time: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on what terrorists attacks are about.
From BuzzFlash: The American Sambo Right (black conservative) manga Dr. King's message.
From YahooNews: Steve Scalise voted "No" to MLK holiday while in the Louisiana legislature. We're not surprised.
From TheDailyBeast: This may be irony when it comes to cops and open-carry activist.
From TheDailyBeast: Steve Scalise's Louisiana Nazis.
From RollingStone: They are not exactly Charlie by Matt Taibbi.
From ReaderSupportedNews: Senator Elizabeth Warren announces her support for California Attorney General Kamala Harris in her bid to replace retiring Senator Barbara Boxer.
From WashingtonPost: The Dept. of Justice curbs civil asset forfeiture. I think the Washington Post's article last September helped this decision come to be.
From WashingtonPost: The legacy of Bill Moyers.
From YahooNews: Republicans can't condemn Klan-boy, Steve Scalise, but they'll compare President Obama to Hitler.
From CenLaMar: The story that originally busted Steve Scalise as a Duker - a supporter of David Duke. OK, that's not what the article said...
From TheIntercept: David Cameron marches in Paris, while at home in the U.K., brown people are prosecuted for speech that offends white people
From HuffingtonPost: A list of Charlie Hebdo cartoons that made the magazine a target.
From the NYT: President Obama orders full restoration of relations with Cuba.
From USAToday: Pope Francis plays role in Obama's Cuba plan.
From YahooNews: The U.S. Supreme Court rejects a new challenge to the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), although it is currently hearing one.
From RollingStone: 6 ideas for a cop-free world.
From TheIntercept: In case you hadn't heard, Cuba is not returning Assata Shakur.
From CounterPunch: I am a 20th century escaped slave.
From CounterPunch: Raul Castro speaks.
From YahooAutos: President Obama warns Americans not to get to comfortable with falling gas prices.
From RSN: Yeah, this makes sense.
From NYT: Ask Congressman Steve Scalise if he ever voted for David Duke. For a lot of white men who were eligible to vote in the late 1980s and early 1990s, that will be their political kryptonite.