Hoax

Bill Moyers Essay: The Cowardly Lions Of ‘Free Speech’

Bill opens this week’s show by explaining how last week’s Supreme Court decision not to reconsider Citizens United exposes the hoax that Citizens United was ever about “free” speech. In reality, Bill says, it’s about carpet bombing elections “with all the tonnage your rich paymasters want to buy.”

Private 'Shell Oil' Party In Seattle Orchestrated By The Yes Men

Did you catch the video of the private party hosted by Shell Oil in Seattle at the Seattle Space Needle last week? The party was to be a celebration of the impending offshore drilling operations into the Arctic, complete with a replica of the Kulluk oil rig that will be doing the drilling, and inviting the widow of the man who designed the rig to symbolically <em>tap the arctic</em> and fill her glass with some alcoholic drink pouring from the top of the miniature rig. But lo and behold the rig's pump malfunctions and spews all over the elderly widow! Epic PR Fail!

Open Thread

Oh shoot! We totally forgot! Hilarity via the wonderful Guys from Area 51. Open thread below...

Mike's Blog Roundup

ShortsandPants: Quote of the Day. Blue Gal explains how these lying hypocrites can make such outlandish claims with a straight face. Invictus: Purge