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Entries by Linda Keenan from 10/2011

Occupied Afghanistan: 10 Years of Affluent Ignorance of American Wars

| Posted 10.07.2011 | Huffington Post

In my experience in three overwhelmingly white, well-off suburbs across two states since 2004, war is hardly an obsession. Star Wars, yes. Mommy wars, maybe. Real wars? No.

The Taxophobe Next Door: Meet The Clueless 1% in My Own "Suburgatory"

| Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics

I've had enough of Taxophobe, and the rest of America's luckiest whining about taxes and somehow -- unbelievably, unconscionably -- getting so many lower income people to believe it's in their interest to hate taxes too.

As the GOP Crowd Cheers, America's Jobless and Hopeless Are Shamed Again

| Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

When I think about the millions stuck outside that carefree bubble -- jobless and hopeless -- and then see that scorned heaped upon them by those still comfortably inside, I feel compelled to go all Herman Cain on that oblivious, thoughtless audience. Shame on you.