This is a Must-Read:
"An interview with author Naomi Wolf, whose new book, 'The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot,' may confirm your worries about democracy in America...."
"The racial economic gap is growing, with whites moving ahead more quickly than Blacks. Even more damning to African American prospects, a new study shows that nearly half the children of the Black 'middle class' are worse off than their parents. Decades of accumulated, systemic assaults on Black upward mobility are definitively taking their toll, making a lie of the vaunted 'American Dream.' There is no mystery behind the disaster: 'If big business destroys entire industries that provide well paid employment, poverty is not far behind. If black people are targeted for prison, low marriage rates and lower incomes will be the result....'"
"Hold on a second here. The risk of Bush attacking Iran is not yet over. When the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran came out earlier this week, a lot of people jumped to the conclusion that Cheney and the hardliners have lost, and so we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Well, I’m not exhaling at the moment. Because I still believe Bush and Cheney are going to do the deed...."