You’re blowing it with Fox News. The axis today is not liberal and conservative,...– STEVE JOBS, to News Corp. owner Rupert Murdoch, as quoted by biographer Walter Isaacson. If Steve Jobs can’t convince Rupert of that, then no one can. (via Mediabistro) That’s a very interesting perspective on the dichotomy. Most of the stuff we argue against here is not that Conservatives are...
On the day he unveiled the Macintosh, a reporter from Popular Science asked Jobs...– Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson (via maxistentialist)
Maybe you should go ask Osama Bin Laden if he thought he was prepared.– David Axelrod, on Morning Joe, pushing back against the charge Barack Obama was ill prepared to be president. (via liberalsarecool)
Jessica Valenti: Mitt Romney to woman with a... →
jessicavalenti: I’ve noticed that some blogs and publications have taken notice of a particular section from this New York Times piece on Mitt Romney and abortion: Mormons oppose abortion, except in extreme cases like rape, incest or where the life of the woman is in danger — and require that church elders…
Paying Attention: TEA PARTIERS vs. 99%ers →
arewepayingattention: How to compare and contrast America’s two “populist” movements — the Tea Party movement vs. the Occupy Wall Street/We are the 99%ers movement… - Both are angry at Wall Street bailouts, American plutocracy, and our whorish two-party system. - One blames the poor, immigrants,…
It is not the job of the protesters to draft legislation. That’s the job of the...– Lo and behold, after weeks of terrible Occupy Wall Street coverage, The NY Times publishes a strong, clear, and well-reasoned editorial expressing wholehearted support for the movement. (via wespeakfortheearth)