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dale-estey's picture
Feb.10.2014
Yes - a library!  A *new* library. There is hope for both the future and civilization as a whole. There will be books. People will come to read. Those angels are already dancing on the heads of pins. Celestial choirs prepare for this year's opening. Come one! Come all! I'll take you there...
tracy-ewens's picture
Nov.20.2013
You never take the one on display or the one on top. I'm a little obsessed with going to the bottom of the barrel, or the back of the shelf when I pick things out.  I will look at something, decide if I want it and then take the one that is five boxes back.  I don't want the first one,...
farzana-versey's picture
Mar.18.2013
A rape apologist is somebody who condones rape, not one who reports on its verdict. The Steubenville trial has concentrated on making a devil of a reporter by comparing what she said with the terrible online comments. How concerned about rape are those who merely ‘followed’ the herd to outrage...
phil-naessens's picture
Jan.29.2013
On Tuesdays Phil Naessens Show Phil discusses the crises in Greece, CNN's false portrayal that Athens is on fire, is joined by author Bob Mustin to discuss his novel The Blue Bicycle and shares his thoughts on reality TV shows Mob Wives, The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Beverly Hills...
earl-merkel's picture
Jan.02.2013
Fun's fun and all-- but if one substitutes the names "Rachel Maddow" for "Anderson Cooper," and "Jim Carrey" for "Kathy Griffin"... well, my suspicion is that somebody would now be under arrest not just for aggravated sexual harassment, but for a hate crime. Tho possibly it would be Ms. Maddow...
aberjhani's picture
Oct.01.2012
Reuters photograph of Mitt Romney by Jim Young.   Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at this point can claim with some justification that the media’s treatment of his “47 percent” comments, made at a private fundraiser in May in Florida, fall solidly in the category...
j-m-leitch's picture
Jun.04.2012
Have you heard about the annual Bilderberg meetings? The name is taken from a hotel in Holland where, back in May 1954, the first meeting took place. According to the official website they grew out of a “concern expressed by leading citizens on both sides of the Atlantic that Western Europe and...
alex-fraser's picture
Jan.22.2012
Slept wonderfully last night and this morning to the sound of rain.     In the afternoon, I wrote an Email to Daughter Miranda, and sent a birthday card to her son, my grandson, Nicholas Bruce Holmes.  Later, the results of the South Carolina Primary began to come in.  ...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Nov.28.2011
     What are we to make of the frenzied Black Friday mobs wielding elbows and even pepper spray as they scramble for merchandise? It relates directly to George Carlin's brilliant rap about 'stuff,' but takes it a step farther. These people want the stuff so badly they to line up...
susan-hagen's picture
Jul.29.2011
We were strangers when we met, but after sharing ten years in the orbit of a post-9/11 world, I realized this week how deeply the 30 women we interviewed for our book have come to live in my heart.  Twenty-two of them gathered on Monday at the World Trade Center site, now forever known as Ground...