Exploiting Wing Nuts and Teabaggers For Fun & Profit

I've been both amused and concerned about the recent spate of protests over health care reform during the Congressional recess (you know--the protests featuring armed people carrying signs and shouting down anyone attempting to deal rationally with a complex issue.) The protesters are so ill-informed that they are easily parodied, as (paraphrasing Gail Collins of … Continue reading Exploiting Wing Nuts and Teabaggers For Fun & Profit

Let Them Call Me Rebel

"Let them call me rebel and welcome, I feel no concern from it; but I should suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul." Thomas Paine This was a favorite quote of Saul Alinsky, who developed the idea of community organizing. One of the reasons that I love my … Continue reading Let Them Call Me Rebel