bendingsignpost: What exactly is Obamacare and what does it change? abaldwin360: big thanks to reddit user CaspianX2 for typing all this out! What people call “Obamacare” is actually the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. However, people were calling it “Obamacare” before everyone even hammered out what it would be. It’s a term mostly used by people who don’t like the PPaACA, and...
The right wing got two huge slaps in the face this...
jenandtonic: summerjames: Arizona’s SB1070 was trashed and Obamacare was upheld. Boom.
Why Libraries Are a Smart Investment for the... →
libraryadvocates: Today America’s library system sits at a critical juncture. The Library of Congress alone has lost some 1300 staff since the onset of the digital media age two decades ago. Until last week, four of the six largest American publishing houses did not lend digital books to libraries, president of the New York Public Library Anthony Marx noted. And last month, the NYPL’s move to...
Almost never before in American history has a Supreme Court taken a law duly...– Michael Tomasky: Democrats Should Come Out Swinging Against the Court (via wilwheaton)
Crazy Anti-Semitic Elmo Captured In Central Park →
jenandtonic: The things I miss when I’m in Jersey… The photo alone is most excellent.
Mitt Romney's speech on immigration policy before... →
wilwheaton: He stated very clearly Thursday that “we may not always agree, but when I make a promise to you, I will keep it.” During the primary, Romney committed himself to a policy of forcing out undocumented immigrants through “self-deportation,” and pledging to veto the DREAM Act. Voters who care about immigration policy should take Romney at his word that he’ll keep those promises.