"Snark" has been in English language dictionaries since at least 1906, and Lewis Carroll used the word to describe a mythological animal in his poem, The Hunting of the Snark (1874). Most recently, the word has come to characterize snappish, sarcastic, or mean-spirited comments or actions directed at those who annoy or irritate us.
At first, this blog was just going be a place to gripe, but because it's more satisfying to take action than it is to merely complain, now most of the posts/reposts suggest ways to get involved in solving problems.
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Thursday, August 4, 2011
Bernie Sanders on the Deficit Reduction Deal
Wolf Blitzer tries to steer the conversation to a discussion of Obama's re-election chances, but even though Bernie Sanders is obviously upset, he stays focussed on the direct effects on citizens that will result from the deficit reduction deal.