Iran takes fight to opposition online – Times Online


Iran’s clerical rulers, who succeeded in suppressing widespread demonstrations last week by blanketing Tehran with security, are escalating a cyberwar to combat the increasingly powerful role of the internet in mobilising their opponents. Visitors to the website of the main challenger in last June’s disputed presidential election were greeted by an image of the Iranian […]

The Iranian People Are Not Down For the Count


If you read the media accounts, the Green Revolution is over and the Iranian regime has won. Time Magazine asks, “Where was the opposition?” The Daily Mail in the U.K. quotes one protestor as declaring the day a victory for the regime because only hundreds of demonstrators assembled against thousands of regime supporters.
The regime has [...]

LAST CALL: Clubbed Thumbs, Birthers’ Liberal Lineage and B*tch Slapping “The Nation”


A DAILY WRAP-UP OF SOME OF MY FAVORITE STORIES OF THE DAY
Between a Rock and Left-Wing Lunacy
JE Tabler writes today about a group of moderate Democrats (yes – you read that correctly) in Chicago who are fighting against the radical left-wing machine – and they have one hell of a fight ahead of them.
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Lunch Break


Another band I discovered only recently: The Decemberists with “We Both Go Down Together.”

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I discovered MGMT only recently, after David Swindle told me to get their album “Oracular Spectacular.” It took me exactly 30 seconds to fall in love with them. They’re rough, they’re raw, they play rock as it was meant to be played. Here they are with “Kids.”

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Midnight Snack


See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.
Hat tip to Huffington Post

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Today’s Lunch Break was submitted by PoliticalMoxie.

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“Self-Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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Today’s Lunch Break was submitted by Julie Trevor.

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This piece is titled “Florrk.”
For more of Jacquie Dodes-Walter’s work click here.

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