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orna-b-raz's picture
Jan.18.2014
When I left for Chicago to tour the different Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses around the city, my husband reminded me not to forget the camera. I had longed to see those houses ever since we moved to Iowa City, only four hours away. But with two small children at home it was not so simple to just take...
manny-pacheco's picture
Jan.17.2014
 Rita Moreno will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday. She’s had a versatile career as a singer, dancer, and actress, and one of a few performers to have garnered all four major entertainment awards, which...
yolande-barial's picture
Nov.09.2013
I have been watching what has been going on for several years and it appears as if politicians and athletes are in need of an intervention.  Sex scandals, lying and cheating on their partners are the themes that appear to be what these so-called elite of our society continually engage in...
sean-jackson's picture
Oct.14.2013
People from New York want to explain things to me very slowly, since I must be having trouble following along. A native Southerner, I’m as dumb as a bag of hammers, right? Then again, when I meet someone from Alabama I think Dial it back, boss. This one is going to be a pinhead. You would think...
tim-haywood's picture
Jul.22.2013
After dubbing him in an interview as "the worst president in all of American history," it was the first time she'd been called upon in three years. The ninety-year-old grand dame of Washington journalism had already been ostracized and marginalized, no longer representing a major news bureau and...
aberjhani's picture
Apr.15.2013
(Poem in Your Pocket Day graphiccourtesy of Academy of American Poets)          “Dedicated artists, innovators, and stewards of our language, they tell us not only        who we are, but also who we can become. They distill our emotions, clarify our...
aberjhani's picture
Sep.10.2012
President Barack Obama with 1st Lady Michelle Obama and other U.S. political leaders at 1 WTC in New York (photo by Jewel Samad and AFP Getty Images)              “Democracy does not have to be a blood sport. It can be an honorable       ...
farzana-versey's picture
Sep.05.2012
Michelle Obama did what any good wife does – made her husband look like he needed her. By default, America needs her. Apparently, her speech at the Democratic Convention was a huge hit. Political spouses play a major role in US politics. So, did her human interest angle make sense? As...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Aug.21.2012
Buddhism made a bleep in the news early this month when the Times of India, citing an unnamed source, reported that Bill Clinton, has turned to Buddhism for mental and physical well-being. The former US president went as far as hiring a Buddhist monk to teach him the arts of...
tim-wise's picture
Aug.11.2012
In the pantheon of right-wing dog whistles, none is as tried, true, and generally effective as “welfare” bashing. Ever since the days of Ronald Reagan, who fabricated tales of a “welfare queen” collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash benefits by using multiple identities and Social...