Chris Prevatt

PIGS & DOGS ON THE ANIMAL FARM

This morning I was thinking how literature has provided social commentary throughout history. This led me to consider what classic literary works might provide commentary on the state of affairs in the United States today. I found two such works both by George Orwell, Animal Farm and 1984. While 1984 and the whole Big Brother…

Novak: Rove was his source for the Plame leak

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” — Buddha Syndicated Columnist Robert Novak, revealed in his column on Tuesday July 11, 2006 that Karl Rove was indeed his source for the outing of Ambassador Joseph Wilson’s wife, Valerie Plame, as a CIA agent in 2003. President Bush said in…

FEMA SEX CHANGE SCANDAL WAS FABRICATED

I picked this up at metroG.com. It seems that the right will stop at nothing to scapegoat the LGBT community. While I’m not surprised, I am disapointed. TRANSGENDERS CLAIM FEMA SEX CHANGE SCANDAL WAS FABRICATED The public was “bamboozled” by the news report … from metroG NewsLines July 8, 2006 Last month, the Government Accountability…

Public Policy Institute Study on Immigration

Martin at the Total Buzz Blog posted on this on Friday afternoon. There is some pretty good stuff here covering the costs and contributions of undocumented immigrants to our economy, their impact on public services and one of the most contentious of issues, whether or not “they” are taking jobs from U.S. Citizens. I am…

Time to Declare our Independance, AGAIN!

Two Hundred Thirty years ago, a few subjects of King George pledged their very lives and fortunes on to the principle of freedom from tyranny. Today we find ourselves, in a very similar place. Our President, who sees himself as a King and ironically named George, has threatened those same liberties which we celebrate today.…

No Rush To Judgement!!!

HEADLINE on CNN.com Viagra threatens Limbaugh plea deal (click here) Viagra found in his luggage might jeopardize Rush Limbaugh’s plea deal in a prescription drug case. First his mind went. Then his hearing went. He became a drug addict but that was OK because they were perscription drugs. And now that another organ has shut…

King George wants MORE POWER

WASHINGTON — President Bush is pushing Congress to give him more authority to slice and dice the budget, as in a line-item veto. “Under the current system, many lawmakers are able to insert funding for pet projects into large spending bills,” Bush said in his Saturday radio address. On Thursday, the House passed a watered-down…