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:

Blue Dogs try fresh approach

“The House Republican Conference has shifted sharply rightward. House Democrats have lost most of their moderates. And the Blue Dog Coalition — once the bastion of centrist Democrats — is ever-thinning inside the Capitol.

“Now the downtown contingency of Blue Dogs is getting a new look, as well.3/22/12

Read more: POLITICO 

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 At D.C. journalists dinner, Perry plays the comedian

“Gov. Rick Perry took to the stage at an exclusive journalists’ gala tonight to roast himself — and poke fun at his gubernatorial predecessor George W. Bush, and presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum.”

“His remarks before the Gridiron Club — including jabs at Bush’s smarts, Romney’s faith and Santorum’s far-right credentials, drew raucous laughter.” 3/24/12

Read more: Texas Tribune

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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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