Predictably, US Liberal pundits jumped on the story of Mitt Romney making his dog ride on the roof of his car, while softpedaling news of Obama allowing the formation of a "SuperPAC" on his behalf, condoning the same corporate election-buying that he condemned in the '08 campaign. Romney making his dog ride on the roof of his car while the rest of the family rode inside was crass and insensitive, but it's even more crass and insensitive that the "progressive" Obama continues to give the cushy ride to bankers and corporations while The 99% are made to "ride on the roof".
The dismantlement of the Greek coalition goverment. Withdrawals, resignations and contrasts of both lawmakers as well as party members under the pressure of the Memorandum 2 and PSI (Private Sector Involvement in the Debt restructuring deal) voting in Sunday. A supposely necessary measure to avoid Bankruptcy and possible exit from the Euro.
Very fast sketch about a new study published in Psychological Science showed that children who scored low on I.Q. tests are more likely to develop racist beliefs and subscribe to conservative politics as adults. EDIT: I uploaded a revised drawing in my woodcut look.
Nasreddine Ben Saida began this February 18, 2012 an indefinite hunger strike to protest against his detention. The editor of Tunisian Arabic Ettounsia, has been jailed for three days. He and two of its journalists [released after their interrogations, Ed] are prosecuted for violating decency. Judicial authorities accuse them publishing a photo where the German footballer of Tunisian origin Sami Khedira hugs his girlfriend naked supermodel German Lena Gercke. Nasreddine Ben Saida is punishable by 6 months to 5 years imprisonment and a fine of 60 to 600 euros.
The Wall Street Journal refused to publish a letter warning about carbon emissions by 225 scientists, but did publish one that minimized the danger of global warming, signed by 16 scientists, two with connections to ExxonMobil.