Articles of Interest

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Here are some recent articles of interest, mostly political. I am a registered Democrat, but I usually vote third-party progressive. I will post articles which may be from the left or from the right or straight down the middle, depending on what the topic is.

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Politics:

Obama campaign to court super PAC cash they loathe

“The White House’s position on Citizens United and the big money Super PACs it created has been the same from the start: they hate it. But in a new turn, the Obama campaign has decided it needs to start raising cash for Democratic groups in order to compete in the 2012 race.” 2/6/12

Read more: Talking Points Memo

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Study: Fewer people following campaign news than in 2008

“Pew researchers attributed the lack of growth in online news to the fact that young Americans are less interested in the Republican primary than other groups …

Young people are also more likely to turn to late-night comedy shows for news. Among people under 30, 15 percent said they regularly get news from “The Daily Show” and other late-night comedy programs.” 2/7/12

Read more: The Hill

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About At Random

I am (Ms.) Jay White Feather, a lifelong New York City resident, born and raised on the mean streets of Manhattan back in the day. I am of Native American heritage -- a native New Yorker who grew up back when it meant something to be a New Yorker. And to me, it still does mean something.
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