Politics

Facebook Doesn’t Want Jews or Arabs

Facebook Doesn’t Want Jews or Arabs
By July 27, 2010

Is Facebook blocking Arabic names and the word "Palestinian" from being used on it’s site?  It seemed that way to the Palestinian Refugee ResearchNet, who were apparently blocked from creating a page on the popular website (note: not a group … Read More

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Watch: Andy Borowitz Introduces Us to Palinese

Watch: Andy Borowitz Introduces Us to Palinese
By July 26, 2010

Andy Borowitz, the official comedian of people who read The New Yorker and own a television, but only watch PBS, has seen the future. Warning: it’s a terrifying future where Sarah Palin is president, and we all speak her language. … Read More

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Brilliant Idea: Stop Comparing Presidents to Hitler

Brilliant Idea: Stop Comparing Presidents to Hitler
By July 14, 2010

Wasn’t it stupid enough when Bush 2 was in office? 

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Glenn Beck University has 0% Jewish Faculty

Glenn Beck University has 0% Jewish Faculty
By July 6, 2010

I can’t wait to meet the guy who tells me, "yeah, I did my undergrad at Harvard, checked out to Europe for a few years of real world education, got into Univeristy of Chicago law, finished that, but didn’t know … Read More

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The Barack and Bibi Show: A Roundup

The Barack and Bibi Show: A Roundup
By July 6, 2010

Today the leaders of American and Israel meet in Washington.  Here’s a roundup: At The Daily Beast, Peter Beinhart tells Obama not to "go wobbly" on the Jewish State. The Forward hosts an interesting reporters roundtable on the meeting. The … Read More

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Will Dancing Soldiers Change Public Opinion on Israel?

Will Dancing Soldiers Change Public Opinion on Israel?
By July 6, 2010

Going to guess no on this one.  But hey, at least next time somebody accuses the Israeli military of being oppressive, you can say "yeah?  Well at least they know how to DANCE!"

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Noam Chomsky: Not a Funny Dude

Noam Chomsky:  Not a Funny Dude
By July 6, 2010

Another day, another interview with the famous professor you either love or hate. But in the recent interview he did with the Telegraph, we learn the shocking truth that Noam Chomsky isn’t a funny guy.  The revelation comes in the … Read More

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…Then They Came for the Indie Rock

…Then They Came for the Indie Rock
By June 30, 2010

Rock music is a broad category that covers a lot of ground – glamour and ambition, epic love and sex, mythic failure and success – but indie rock is about nothing if not personal authenticity. I’ve been trying to understand … Read More

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