Attytood Archive: August, 2011

A new low

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It's somewhat appalling that a fairly childish flap over when Obama will address Congress about jobs (employment, not Steve) is the lead... Read more

The return of Jim Crow

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An important story, must-read story over at Rolling Stone: As the nation gears up for the 2012 presidential election, Republican officials... Read more

Going rogue

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It's not just for Sarah Palin anymore: Two knowledgeable sources tell City Paper that former Superintendent Arlene Ackerman ran a School... Read more

Wow, that's your best shot? Really?

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Mitt Romney -- suddenly down by more than double digits -- "went after" new GOP presidential frontrunner Rick Perry today. Perry's a longtime... Read more

Why people become climate change deniers, and the threat to America

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Last night I found myself listening to 1210 on the way home -- I always find that having your blood boil helps prevent you from falling asleep... Read more

Yet again, Wall Street is spared while Main Street is destroyed

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Was Irene overhyped? The answer may depend ultimately on where you live. If you live near Wall Street or inside the Beltway, where the denizens... Read more

The revolution will not be rained out

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Rick Perry's God, who on Aug. 28, 2010, blessed Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally with bright sunshine, sent his soggy messinger Irene... Read more

Have the Weather Channel and rest of media overhyped Irene?

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Wow. Hurricane Irene -- or maybe Tropical Storm Irene to any New Yorkers reading this -- hasn't hit the Northeast yet. But already -- and... Read more