An elephant is bigger than the moon?Sure, if you are Republican. . . .
Political lines have become amorphous and permeable.Once we could identify any given action as probably belonging to one school of thought or another.Now? It's up for grabs.For example: Caloric soft drinks have been banned from vending machines in San Francisco in a move by Mayor Newsom to combat . . .
And a sign of the times.A college student I know has political aspirations. I heard he deleted his Facebook account as part of his long-term preparation.He is not even 21 years old. . . .
I love our first flag. The circle of stars representing the original 13 states is a such a wonderful symbol of unity.Our forefathers were smart guys who knew just the right ingredients to cook up a great nation. And great nation we are. Not perfect. But great, nonetheless. Still, we're in serious . . .
Labels.Categories.They're a way to put order to things.My sister-in-law is an ace organizer and says categories and labels are key to her work.But when it comes to human beings, things are not so black and white.Take politics, for example.I identify as a progressive because I don't like what the . . .
This post will probably infuriate some readers and reinforce strongly-held opinions of others. Just don't skip the nuances. My hope is that it'll start a conversation. So whether you agree, disagree or just want to rant, I hope you'll leave a comment with your thoughts.Guess what? You probably . . .
While on the road, I read Andrew Young's book about the John Edwards debacle. I think it was an even-handed record of events and I was surprised that it didn't read as whiney at all. It was quite an eye opener. John and Elizabeth both come across as opportunists with an extreme sense of . . .
If you haven't heard, that nut-job Glenn Beck made fun of Malia Obama, the 11-year old daughter of our president. Here it is, embedded at the link below.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mike-green/glenn-beck-attacks-11-yea_b_594533.htmlShameful. Shameful that he did it and shameful that Faux News . . .
I have an ongoing discussion with a friend who thinks I should give equal time to the opposing viewpoint when I blog my political rants and opinions.The FCC requires U.S. broadcasters to provide equal time to opposing political candidates under the Communications Act of 1934's equal-time rule, but I . . .
Every so often I have to go off on a rant. This is one of those times.I consume my news selectively, because if I really got a hold of what's going on in the world I'd be plunged into a very deep depression. Really, I don't access news stories in depth very often.However, I couldn't resist looking . . .