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TopTen Common…. Uncommon Facts About White House Guests

Published on May 13, 2011 By J T

First Lady Michelle Obama had some poets over to the White House this past Wednesday, to read some poetry, and one of those poets was Chicago rapper “Common”. While even casual hip-hop fans wouldn’t characterize him as a controversial rapper, Common found himself under the microscope. In question: the lyrics to “A Song for Assata,” […]

TopTen Condoms…and the men who wear them !

Published on April 15, 2011 By J T

Well it’s TopTen Friday again and I thought we could talk about something besides politics. After the bruising budget battle being played out in the media and my on-going verbal sparring on progressive blogs it’s time to change the subject. Interestingly enough, the first thing that popped into my mind was “condoms”. I’ll leave the […]

Progressive Wednesdays…Plankers, Hugo Chavez, Media Matters, etc., etc…..

Published on March 30, 2011 By J T

Our latest check on the Progressive Movement shows Socialism in full bloom this week: Plankers In Scandinavia it appears that a group of subway riders have decided that everyone should be entitled to free public transportation. The movement started by Petter Titland and called Planka is a cooperative formed by riders who refuse to buy […]