Romney looks to win the GOP nod. Romney looks to lose to Obama, unless all hell breaks loose, figuratively speaking. Romney splits the rightwing base. That makes Romney the sacrificial Rethug lamb of the season. But savvy fringe players can still make lemonade out of lemons, though no positive for governance.
We've been framed: on climate disruption, women's rights, the economy, religion, party politics and damned near everything
I just love serendipity. Seemingly unrelated events: For a couple of weeks now, I’ve been wracking my brains over my next post on the subject of critical thinking. In email a while […]
Earlier this morning Chris offered up a post entitled “Why are environmentalists missing a mild-weather opportunity?” It raises a pragmatic point about how the climate “debate” plays out in the public sphere […]
by Chip Ainsworth My first memory of watching a Grapefruit League game is when I was 10 years old in Pompano Beach with my father. The Washington Senators were playing a team […]
The Heartland Institute: updates on the documents, memo authorship, and another example of hypocrisy [Corrected]
The published Heartland Institute documents are now authentic, the authorship of the allegedly fabricated memo is still unknown, and Heartland’s hypocrisy sinks to new depths.
There’s still time for one more doozy of a snowstorm before winter gives up its ghost, I tell myself—although the next storm we get will be the first. We’ve had hardly any […]
You know that guy who comes over for the dinner party and then just will not leave? Everybody else goes home and he’s still there, talking about this hot girlfriend he had […]
The first crusade not only condoned killing Muslims, it turned it into a virtue.
I feel like I lived Steven Church’s The Day After the Day After: My Atomic Angst, even if I didn’t grow up in Kansas. Church manages to capture the nuclear angst that overshadowed […]