Posts By Author » Kristen Walker
The Hollywood Left: America’s Shame
24 Oct 2011 3:40 pm
The Occupy movement continues to stumble across the country, prompting MTV reality show buzz and, according to high-ranking NYC police officials, a 154% increase in city-wide shootings thanks to the protest’s draw on law enforcement resources.
It has also attracted various celebrity visitors and endorsements, from the dubious: Roseanne Barr – to the obvious: Michael Moore, Susan Sarandon – to the uber-famous: Kanye West, Radiohead.
A particularly fawning AP piece about the radical folk singer Pete Seeger and his grandson, who visited the Wall St. protest Friday night, is an instructive example …
Slouching Towards Wall Street
15 Oct 2011 7:40 pm
Occupy Wall Street is occupying every pundit’s commentary right now. I’d love to ignore it and focus on something else, but I’m too fascinated by watching the wreckage of civil society mewl and puke in the streets of Manhattan.
The Tea Party, a grassroots movement of Americans concerned that the Constitution is being abandoned (and it is) by our government, has been referred to in the press as racist by Keith Olbermann and many others, and compared to the angry rabble gathered outside the University of Alabama in 1956 hoping to …