Category Archives: Political Compass

Leftward Shift by Conservative Cleric Leaves Saudis Perplexed

A change of perspective from Saudi Arabian cleric gives us hope for rapport. Mr. Awda, alone among Saudi clerics, openly welcomed the Arab uprisings of 2011, and even published a book called “Questions of Revolution.” Promptly banned here but widely … Continue reading

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Ms. Demeanor November 23, 2011: Capitalism’s Collateral Damage

http://www.alternet.org/story/153197/5_rules_for_talking_ows_with_your_conservative_relatives_/comments/ By Olivia LaRosa My comment regarding the article above: Collateral DamageAs someone who has changed hearts and minds, may I add my 2 cents worth? Only a constant patient application of facts will work on someone who is not … Continue reading

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How Did You Grade the Lame Duck Session?

By Olivia LaRosa December 22, 2010 Recently, I have been amusing myself by posting to the Wall Street Journal online community regarding select Questions of the Day. Today, the WSJ asked us how we graded the Lame Duck congressional session. … Continue reading

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Ron Paul wins CPAC straw poll; US Super-rich Get Five Times More Income Than In 1995

Shocked, and not shocked, by today’s morning headlines. Ron Paul, the man with half-a-lick-o-sense, won the Conservative Political Action Committee’s vote for President of the US 0f A. Ron Paul is my ally, although he doesn’t know it. Paul is … Continue reading

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