Further for 2015-12-11

Sunday, December 13, 2015
Welcome To Your New Home
Oh Canada. As the flood of stricken refugees prompts much of Europe to turn its back and much of this country to summon the worst of a dark and ugly xenophobia, Canada has opened wide its still-human heart: This weekend, newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and smiling officials greeted the first group of an expected 25,000 Syrian refugees with warmth, grace, coats, toys for the kids, and the bountiful declaration, "You are home."
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Friday, December 11, 2015
Stewart Tries Shame, Fury, TV, Trumping It Up To Get Through: These Guys Are All Dying, So We'd Like To Stop That
In an intrepid effort to get Congress and a shameless Mitch McConnell to act like human beings this once, Jon Stewart is pushing to refund the Zadroga Act, created to care for the many 9/11 first responders now deathly ill from working at Ground Zero. From somber to impassioned to goofy - cue Jonald Trump - Stewart has rallied, chased legislators, urged a Twitter campaign, and revisited TV to declare, “The people of Congress are not as good (as) the people who are first responders.”
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