"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality." --Bishop Desmond Tutu

Friday, January 16, 2009

Actual GOP compromise!

Watch this fascinating video from the Tennessee State House where a kind of democratic coup took place yesterday. Instead of electing the far-right candidate that the GOP caucus wanted, a small number of Republican dissenters along with the entire Democratic caucus elected a moderate Republican to be Speaker of the House. Amazing ...

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