Nancy Pelosi, Oil, & The End Of The American Dream
According to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the need to open more of the US to oil exploration is a hoax. Last week in a press conference she said, “This call for drilling in areas that are protected is a hoax, it’s an absolute hoax on the part of the Republicans and this administration.” One would have hoped she was talking about man-made global warming – | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi: In Violation Of The Rules Of The House Of Representatives
Really. It’s true. And of course, it should be pointed out that this is less an indictment of Speaker Pelosi and more an indictment of the silly rules concerning the use of technology.
Let Our Congress Tweet
Well, that didn’t take long. The Sunlight Foundation has launched Let Our Congress Tweet, and posted a fairly good statement on the matter. Good for them. Go sign up to follow their feed.
Rep. Capuano’s Newspeak for Censorship
As the Obama candidacy gains momentum, we should all become more accustomed to “newspeak.” Out is the word “censorship” to be replaced with the phrase “freedom of speech.” The former phrase “freedom of speech’ will be prohibited except in classical texts until such texts can be reprinted wherein all references to actual free speech will be deleted. That, of course, seems the natural progression from | Read More »