Thoughts for Remembrance Day, and Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) figures out the #Occupy movement

It’s a big man who can start a national column with an admission that he got it wrong. This little corner’s been relatively silent on the whole Occupy thing, but now that it’s gotten the Masters of the Universe sufficiently rattled, they’re cranking up the apparatus of repression. At encampments everywhere, the cops are moving ...

Second Iraq war hero wounded by police at Occypy Oakland. Right wing cheers.

If anything in the last few decades has scared the right wing out of its comfort zone of pretend patriotism it is the  Occupy movement. Not the first black president, not the wars, not the uprisings in the Mideast, the failing economy, the loss of jobs, Michael Moore or George Soros. It is the Occupy . . . ...

Second Iraq war hero wounded by police at Occypy Oakland. Right wing cheers.

Kayvan Sabehgi: another funny-named vet no one will care about If anything in the last few decades has scared the right wing out of its comfort zone of pretend patriotism it is the  Occupy movement. Not the first black president, not the wars, not the uprisings in the Mideast, the failing economy, the loss of jobs, Michael Moore ...

Another reason for the right to hate the troops

First they booed one at a GOP debate. Then, they laughed at one whose brain was smashed in. Now, they are about to escalate the hate for the troops because veterans are joining the Occupy movement in greater and greater numbers. Expect our troops to suddenly become the new enemy of conservatives. They were never anything ...

With the American right, it’s not about the troops. It’s never been about the troops.

When a GOP debate audience booed a soldier in Iraq because they didn’t approve of the question he posed to the candidates, it was obvious then. Now that an Iraq vet has been so severely beaten by cops at Occupy Oakland he requires brain surgery, and the knives have come out from the right against ...