The Disaffected Lib: A Fitting End to a Country Grown Too Old

Remember when North America was called the New World? Well, in some ways, it’s rather old, very old. The United States boasts of being the world’s oldest constitutional democracy and, even if that means brushing a few other nations such as Switzerland under the carpet, it clings to that claim. These are, however, technicalities. The ...

The Disaffected Lib: Boehner Fooled Us. Bad Boehner, Bad!

Maybe this isn’t the best metaphor for an Abrahamic faith but they’re squealing like stuck pigs.  They being the government of Benjamin Netanyahu are squealing over the prospect of Bibi delivering a speech just a couple of weeks before he faces an election to a half-empty joint session of the US Congress. The Republicans thought ...

DeSmogBlog: Will Dismal Jobs Report Give New Life To Keystone XL Plan?

boehnerand pipelines.jpg While the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline might have disappeared from the front pages in the last few weeks, the battle is still raging. And a grim jobs report for the month of May might just be the catalyst that Keystone proponents have been looking for to renew their push for the ...