We are the 99 percent.

"In America- we like our poor to be embarrassed- because we are embarrassed by them. They are a reminder that the American Dream is really a pyramid with most people at the bottom making it grand for the lucky few at the top." – commenter on Metafilter thread about #occupywallstreet http://www.metafilter.com/107942/We-are-the-99-percent We are the 99 […]

Black President- Double Standard: Why White Liberals Are Abandoning Obama

Melissa Harris-Perry: "I believe much of that decline can be attributed to their disappointment that choosing a black man for president did not prove to be salvific for them or the nation. His record is- at the very least- comparable to that of President Clinton- who was enthusiastically re-elected. The 2012 election is a test […]

Arizona Used to Have Classroom 'Accent Monitors'

'The federal review found that the state had written up teachers for pronouncing "the" as "da-" "another" as "anuder" and "lives here" as "leeves here."' Arizona Used to Have Classroom 'Accent Monitors' What makes Arizona the #1 state in the union? It's the little things–sex temples- gun raffles- armed lawmakers–and its recently-retired policy of "sending […]