News Roundup – Turkey, Syria, Paula Deen and more
For weeks, there have been huge demonstrations in Turkey. I really have no idea what they’re about. I have no idea what they’re trying to accomplish. Maybe I need to read some more about these demonstrations.
I know that the neocons are upset that Obama has not bombed or invaded Syria yet but they’re still hopeful. As I see it, with young Arab men who seem to be desperate to shoot at or fight somebody pouring into Syria, it seems like a really good idea for us to stay out of there. Plus, it seems that weapons from Libya are finding their way into Syria.
Netroots Nation – This started a couple of days ago. This is the biggest progressive powwow, think tank, party in the nation. I went a couple years ago when it was in Austin. It was a rejuvenating experience.
Terrible flooding in Canada. Remember, there is no global warming. (more…)