The President explains the role of the new Consumer Financial Protection Agency, which will have the sole job of looking out for the financial interests of ordinary Americans by banning unfair practices and enforcing the rules...
The reasoned, principled conservative response to David Letterman (thanks, Helen):
When the levee breaks (on purpose)...
Justicia! Sonia Sotomayor and the long march of Puerto Rican history:
“The media keeps telling us that she (Sotomayor) has a ‘one in a million’ story,” says Miriam Jimenez Roman, a visiting scholar in Africana Studies at NYU and director of the Afro-Latino Project. “But what they forget to tell us is how the million made the one possible. Many people struggled so that she might become the first Latina on the Supreme Court..."
Rushbo Stupidism of the Week -- Calling the Kettle Black:
This man's ego's not containable. There is no container in the world that will contain his ego, because it's constantly expanding anyway. Even if you could find a container large enough to fit his ego in, it would eventually be blown up with the expanding ego. This guy's ego is expanding faster than the Soviet Union was expanding back during the '60s and '70s. But there's no telltale birthmark on Obama to indicate it like there was on Mikhail Gorbachev.
For the record, the Soviet Union was not expanding in the 60's and 70's. It was already rotting from within, riddled the self-inflicted cancer of the overwhelming economic, social, and political expenses of maintain a garrison police state.