Category: "Quick Links"

May20
Being busy at work and spending my time at home with my beautiful daughter means very little time for blogging. Oh well. But here are two completely unrelated stories that you should read: Treasures Lost to Time :Shaquille O’Neal, already a… more »
Jun13
Here is what I am reading... what are you reading?[Colin] Powell tells B.C. crowd he might vote for Obama:Colin Powell, the former Republican secretary of state, says he is not ruling out a vote for Barack Obama, the presumed Democratic nominee for… more »
Jun03

Quick Links

Posted by Dave on 06/03/08  ~  Posted in: Sports Ravings, Quick Links, Labor, Campaign 2008  ~  Send feedback »

Blake will be live-blogging the Montana and South Dakota primaries this evening. Travelers Turn to Public Transit - Woohoo! Public transit usage us up! Why is Organizing Harder in the South? Running start: South Side fifth-grader up for… more »
Feb21
Andrew Sullivan gives a clear answer to the question of what Obama has accomplished legislatively The 65,000-member Boilermakers endorse Obama. The momentum continues. Now we just wait for the Gore and Edwards endorsements! :) Greg Boyd has added… more »
Jan17

More Linky Goodness

Posted by Dave on 01/17/08  ~  Posted in: Quick Links  ~  Send feedback »

It has been a long and busy week. Hmmm... as I write that, why do we say "long week?" The week has been just as long as any other week. The English language is odd... Anyway... in my busyness, I haven't had much time to write. But here are some… more »
Jan15

Linky Goodness

Posted by Dave on 01/15/08  ~  Posted in: Quick Links  ~  Send feedback »

Random linkage: onehandclapping: Gender and Politics Greg Boyd: Subversion of Christianity - a call to Christian anarchy? Ezra Klein: Your World in Charts: Fair Tax Edition - again, the (un)Fair Tax is not a progressive tax. Dr Jim West,… more »
Oct25
Random things you should read, because I don't have enough time to write about them: Talk Left: ABA Publishes Death Penalty Issue Ezra Klein: Vouchers? Dana Goldstein: The Progressive Case for Public School Choice Blue Christian on a Red… more »
Oct04
I be reading. Lots o' things. Without time to talk about 'em. So here you go - this is what I be reading: On the Death Penalty and Crime: Atlanta Journal-Constitution: A Matter of Life or Death - 4 part series [hat tip Bradford Plumer] Judges… more »
Sep17

Quick Links

Posted by Dave on 09/17/07  ~  Posted in: Political Ravings, Quick Links  ~  Send feedback »

Run, Alan, Run!I'm all for Keyes wasting a good bit of conservative time, energy and money. My only regret is that in a field already crowded with the likes of Huckabee, Brownback, and Tancredo, he won't be able to suck more resources down the… more »
Aug20

Randomness

Posted by Dave on 08/20/07  ~  Posted in: Religious Ravings, Crime and Justice, Quick Links, Barack Obama, Campaign 2008  ~  1 feedback »

Obama Attacked for Being Right About Afghanistan Interview With Robert Putnam: On Diversity, Megachurches, and Barack Obama - this is excellent. Prison > Homelessness more »
Jul16

Some Links

Posted by Dave on 07/16/07  ~  Posted in: Quick Links  ~  Send feedback »

Public Defenders Perform Better Rwanda's Senate Votes to Abolish the Death Penalty Weekend wrap up - issues related to faith and progressive politics more »
Jul05

Vacation Links

Posted by Dave on 07/05/07  ~  Posted in: Quick Links  ~  Send feedback »

I am on vacation this week, so I don't have a ton to say or the time to say it if I did. So here are some random links you really should take a look at: The Death Penalty Deterrence Myth: No Solid Evidence That Killing Stops The Killing - Cassy… more »
Jul03

Some Links

Posted by Dave on 07/03/07  ~  Posted in: Political Ravings, Crime and Justice, Quick Links  ~  13 feedbacks »

Jeralyn Merritt, from Talk Left, has some great thoughts on President Bush and his commutation of Scooter Libby's sentence: Hypocrisy, Thy Name is Bush. The NY Times has a great profile of Elizabeth Edwards: Perspective on Her Side, Mrs. Edwards… more »
Jun27

Quick Links - Politics

Posted by Dave on 06/27/07  ~  Posted in: Political Ravings, Quick Links  ~  Send feedback »

So quick links, posted without comment: Rahm's Moment:Rahm Emanuel plans to introduce an amendment (see details in the update below) to delete spending for Cheney's office on the ground that Cheney claims, when convenient, that the vice-president's… more »
Jun01

Quick Links

Posted by Dave on 06/01/07  ~  Posted in: Religious Ravings, Religious Right, Quick Links  ~  Send feedback »

Lets see... some quick links: Bill O'Reilly and John McCain want to Preserve the ‘white, Christian, male power structure.’ The Religious Right isn't too happy with Bush, Cheney, and the newest Cheney having two mommies: Concerned Women for… more »
Nov18

Quick Hits

Posted by Dave on 11/18/06  ~  Posted in: Quick Links  ~  1 feedback »

I have a lot to say, and not a lot of time. So here are some links on stories that I wish I had time to write about... A UCLA student was tasered in the school library, not for causing a disturbance or even resisting arrest. It was because he refused… more »
Jul31

Some Quick Links

Posted by Dave on 07/31/06  ~  Posted in: Religion and Politics, Quick Links  ~  2 feedbacks »

I am working this morning, so here are a few quick links on religion and politics, all via Jesus Politics: Readers Write: The Growing Threat of Right-Wing Christians:Does faith have a role in politics? AlterNet readers react to an article about… more »
May11

Quick Links

Posted by Dave on 05/11/06  ~  Posted in: Quick Links  ~  2 feedbacks »

What Is the Best Work of American Fiction of the Last 25 Years? The answer is Beloved, by Toni Morrison Why Abuja Won't Save Darfur, or why peace in Darfur is unlikely. Tax Cuts Benefit the Rich, from the Center on Budget and Policy… more »
Feb27

Quick Links - 2/27/06

Posted by Dave on 02/27/06  ~  Posted in: Political Ravings, Genocide in Darfur, Quick Links  ~  3 feedbacks »

Ezra has some great thoughts on poverty. The Bush Administration has lost their edge in national security issues:From a political perspective, President Bush's national security credentials have clearly been tarnished due to the outcry over [the… more »
Feb13

Monday Quick Links

Posted by Dave on 02/13/06  ~  Posted in: Political Ravings, Quick Links  ~  1 feedback »

Here is another round-up of some of the news from the weekend: Photograph Shows Lobbyist at Bush Meeting With Legislators:[The picture] leaves unanswered questions about how Mr. Abramoff and the tribal leader, whom he was trying to sign as a client,… more »
Nov14

Monday Morning Quick Links

Posted by Dave on 11/14/05  ~  Posted in: Quick Links  ~  Send feedback »

There are always a lot of issues, articles, and stories that show up over the weekend that I often don't get a chance to talk about. So I am going to try to start a new category called Monday Morning Quick Links - giving several quick mentions of… more »