This must be a textbook example of cognitive dissonance, that is when diametrically-opposed ideas coexist in the same mind. To wit, self-described Progressives cherish birds and green energy, yet wind turbines kill nearly a half-million avian souls each year. Even our national symbol isn't safe. The Pine Tree Wind Project [...]
Well folks, the cranky Hobbit-In-Chief has lashed out again - this time at a city employee, which makes him a work-place harasser. He's apologized (after a fashion) saying that "he was scared." Scar-Y is more like it, as Ms Padrovan can attest. I mean, who likes being attacked by a ferocious Chihuahua. And remember, this is the man who was elected to lead our troubled city through difficult negotiations with the very same municipal employees that he publicly yelled at. Time for an anger management class, or perhaps a recall?
Three Navy Seals are being charged with prisoner abuse in connection with the capture of Ahmed Hashim Abed, the alleged mastermind of the murder and mutilation of 4 civilian contractors in 2004. The damage they inflicted on the detainee? A bloody nose. Were their actions exposed by a tenacious press? No. They were reported up the chain of command by their immediate supervisors who hoped to avoid a media frenzy like over-hyped Abu Ghraib incident. Winston Churchill famously said that English soldiers were lions led by jackasses. I suspect our lions are being lead by rodents.