The Politicus Pulse – August 29, 2011

Aug 29 2011 Published by under Uncategorized

Welcome to the Politicus Pulse. Here are the links you need to see to get your day started off right. Consider this a cup of coffee for your mind.

Republicans Against Science (NYT)

To hear some of the G.O.P. presidential candidates talk, it would seem as if willful ignorance has become a litmus test.

A Poll Tax by Another Name (NYT)

New election laws limit minority voting rights.

What Would Martin Luther King, Jr. Say To President Obama? (WaPo)

Rep. John Lewis says there’s still more to dream.

Pentagon Propaganda (WaPo)

How Top Gun made us love war.

Old Letter Sheds New Light on Joe Hill Murder Case (NYT)

A new biography about Joe Hill, a labor icon who was executed by a firing squad in Utah in 1915, makes a strong case that he was wrongfully convicted of murdering a local grocer.

Today’s Tune:

Good Night Irene -Eric Clapton

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