Attytood Archive: June, 2013

It's not Kafka...it's the United States of America!

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If only Franz Kafka were alive to write the sequel. A good title would be "The List." Mother Jones has a remarkable story about an American... Read more

UPDATE: Chalk up arrest to Harrisburg's cruel indifference

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Not all states are created equal. Texas had state Sen. Wendy Davis, her pink sneakers -- and an amazing (albeit perhaps temporary) victory... Read more

Life in These Surveillance States

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Nothing to see here: WASHINGTON — Four Central Intelligence Agency officers were embedded with the New York Police Department in the... Read more

Gay marriage -- why can't us?

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Over the last few years, this has become a numbing ritual. A major civil -rights breakthough takes place -- New York passes a gay marriage... Read more

Ms. Davis goes to Austin

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ZZ Top is no longer the baddest thing to come out of Texas. Meet Wendy Davis, the 2nd female president of the United States. * P.S. -- gay... Read more

An Edmund Pettus Bridge too far

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"It is awful, it's a sad day, I never thought that I would see the day when the U.S. Supreme Court would put a dagger in the heart of the... Read more

Hosed again

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Why yes, the Supreme Court ruling gutting the Voting Rights Act is -- as it says on that fireman's jacket -- a "BFD." More on this later... Read more

What the Daily News will look like after it's bought by the Koch brothers

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Story complaing about high city taxes (even as it shutters schools and lays off thousands of school workers)? Check. Conservative columnist... Read more