The missile-defense logo that bombed The blogosphere is abuzz over conservatives' charges that a logo being used by the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency looks very much like a fusion of the Muslim crescent moon and star and the Obama campaign logo. Some folks even detected a similarity to ... 02/25/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Sometimes a Pentagon missile logo is just a missile logo According to an initial conspiratorial theory, the newest logo for the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency (above, right) bears a remarkable resemblance to the Obama campaign logo. And is that perhaps some potentially sinister insinuation of the Muslim ... 02/25/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Frank Gaffney Posits That Missile Defense Logo Is Evidence of Obama’s ‘Submission To Shariah’ Media Matters documents the development of a new right wing conspiracy theory, claiming that the Obama administration manipulated the redesign of the Missile Defense Agency to look like his campaign logo. This theory then evolved to claims that the new ... 02/24/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Missile Defense Agency Logo Upsets Right: Comparisons To Obama Campaign, Islamic Crescent The new Missile Defense Agency logo has bombed in certain circles. Critics say it looks to much like any number of well-known symbols, including the logo for the Iranian space agency: The new Pepsi logo: The Islamic star and crescent symbol: And ... 02/24/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Missile Defense Agency, Obama Campaign Logos Cause Internet Stir The Missile Defense Agency, which is part of the Defense Department, now features a circular red, white and blue logo on its Web site that has been characterized in some reports as "scarily" similar to President Obama's former campaign symbol. 02/23/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
When the Washington Times threw its 20th anniversary gala in 2002, conservative luminaries lined up to pay tribute, including Ronald Reagan, who addressed the packed ballroom via video. Afterward, the paper's enigmatic founder, the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, took the podium. "Even before the term 'family value' became a popular phrase, every day of the week the Times was publishing articles highlighting the breakdown in values and what must be done to return to a good, moral society," he said, through a translator.
Elizabeth Warren is Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare, according to The New Republic. The Democratic Party emerging from the Obama era likes Warren, and her willingness to discuss class and go after the plutocrats, more than it likes Clinton, who has long aligned herself with Third Way types and money people.
The drop-dead date for members of Congress and their aides to enroll in Obamacare is fast approaching, which is great news because the deadline is propelling a severe, airborne whining contagion through the U. S. Capitol. If you're a regular reader of this space, you're already well acquainted with House Speaker John Boehner's bellyaching.
Last week, Salon ran an article, "Thanks for killing the planet, boomers!," where I argued that it’s wholly unrealistic to assume humanity will undertake the massive, world-changing, economy-disrupting policy solutions needed for us to even stand a chance of long-term survival. Given that our local political and economic systems are as fragile, stalled and polarized as they’ve been in most of American history, these predictions only seem more dire, and the problem only more intractable.