Tim Rutten at The Los Angeles Times writes that the Tea Party has no manifesto as such and is only the rebranding of the “Angry While Male”. “One of the things journalism teaches you over and over again is that nothing ruins a good story quite like the facts. Consider, for example, this week’s renewal of the chattering classes’ infatuation with the ‘tea party’ movement, timed to coincide with the deadline to file federal income tax returns…What the movement really amounts to is old wine in new skins, a re-branding of the old-fashioned angry white male in a camera-ready package tailored to the demands of the 24-hour cable news cycle. “
The aging brain is networked differently.
The artifacts were often made from found objects – an Ivory dish-soap bottle transformed into an earthenware figure.
Americans are more willing to put the greater good above their own interests today than in the 1950s.
On New Year’s Eve 1899, the captain of this Pacific steamliner sailed into history. Or did he?