Image via WikipediaToday's links are to items to decry or to celebrate.Things to celebrate --"Sen. Graham Calls Beck 'A Cynic' And Birthers 'Crazy'#," is by Sam Stein from The Huffington Post (10/1/09)."The Red Rock Wilderness Act: Our Chance to Be Present at the Creation~," is by Robert Redford at The Huffington Post (9/30/09).
Decry These --"TO DEMOCRATS WHO VOTED TO "DEFUND ACORN": WHERE'S THE DEFUND BLACKWATER ACT?~," is from AlterNet (10/1/09). Summary: The witch hunt against ACORN has moved forward while the Obama administration continues to contract with Blackwater, a firm whose criminal conduct is now legendary."Why Right-Wing Demagogues Are Trying to Peddle Ludicrous Conspiracy Theories#," is from AlterNet (10/1/09). Summary: Even before Obama was sworn in as the 44th President, the internet was seething with lurid theories exposing his alleged subversion and treachery."The War Against Free Thought~," is by "the best of the web's" Peter Chamberlin from Signs of the Times (9/30/09)."Uninsured 22-Year-Old Boehner Constituent Dies From Swine Flu#," is from Think Progress (9/25/09)."Want to read all about it online? It may cost you~," is from the Associated Press at PhysOrg Mobile (9/20/09). Diane says, "This is a superb article!""Mediasaurus~," is from Wired Magazine for September/October. Diane assures us that this "is a superb article." Summary: Today's mass media is tomorrow's fossil fuel. Michael Crichton is mad as hell, and he's not going to take it anymore.
Hat Tip Key: Regular contributors of links to leads are Betmo*, Diane~ and Jon#.
Blogs: My news and political blog is at South by Southwest. My general purpose/southwest focus blog is at Southwest Progressive. And Carol Gee - Online Universe is the all-in-one home page for my websites.
Diane and Jon's contributions helped out a lot with this post.