Neo-Nazis: Haters We Love to Hate

It’s hard to say why anyone pays attention to Neo-Nazi rallies. Or Neo-Nazis. Recently, a group of Neo-Nazis got together in Kansas City to protest immigration reform or something. And the groups of protesters that showed up to protest the protest outnumbered the Neo-Nazis. Honestly, if the news didn’t report on them, I don’t know that Neo-Nazis would even register on the cultural radar. It makes me wonder a good bit about the nature and usefulness of modern news. Every day, I’m tasked Read more […]

Dem Congressman Demands Legislative Diarrhea

Sometimes politicians use metaphors that are more enlightening than they realize. The Hill blog reports on the words of Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) from Friday. I think they are worthy of consideration: “‘There’s no question that the Republicans, at least in the House and perhaps in the Senate as well, have contributed significantly to the legislative constipation that we are experiencing here in the United States,’ Cleaver told MSNBC.” It didn’t always used to be this way, Read more […]