Meme Alert: Obama is Reading Your Email and the NSA knows you’re a dog

While the NSA’s scandal continues to dominate the news and with the leaker, Edward Snowden now publicly open with the reasons for leaking the documents, there’s also humor in some of the reactions. Meme culture has some pretty humorous responses to the news. There’s a whole tumblr dedicated to the idea of Obama is checking … Continue reading

Sometimes people do the right thing…

I just saw the following story and thought in this current climate of political polarization and irrational attacks, it was honestly refreshing to see someone examine his behavior and then hold himself accountable. What do you do if you are a federal judge who sent an inappropriate email about the president? You file a complaint … Continue reading

State of the Union gut reactions (no research or follow up work done…)

Personally I wasn’t too impressed with the SOTU. It felt too focused on the military and banking without addressing the elephant in the room of #OccupyWallSt; there were too many military points without addressing increased militarization of civilian police. And given the number of on going battles on a state level against roe v. wade … Continue reading