Friday, June 19, 2009

Fox News is still Funny!


Karl Rove complaining about ABC getting "unprecedented access" to the White House? When Jon Stewart was informed that Karl Rove was getting a job at Fox News while Bush was still in office, he jokingly asked one of their anchors if this means that Fox would finally get close to the White House. Watch this montage about Faux News bragging about "unprecedented access" not but two years ago...

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Hometown Democracy: FINALLY, developers get a setback!

Jane Healy from the Orlando Sentinel:

They may see themselves as victims, but local elected officials have no one to blame but themselves for last week's announcement that backers of Florida Hometown Democracy, a proposed constitutional amendment to manage growth, have garnered enough signatures to get it on the 2010 ballot...

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Tianamen Square - 20 years later (New Photo of "Tank Man")

I wonder if this still unidentified man knows he is an icon of bravery. Photo by Jeff Widener (Associated Press)

UPDATE: This blog has a new photo that was recently discovered of the same man at ground level. He is the person on the far left of the photo standing in the street---and you can see the tanks coming: