“Review a little history and you’ll see that creators seem to find inspiration in adversity.” – Gavin Chait, Lament for the Fallen On the surface Gavin Chait’s debut novel Lament for the […]
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee for president, says she wants to spend $275 billion over five years to rebuild American roads and bridges. As noted here last year, that’s nowhere near enough […]
No red, white, and blue adorn my flagpole. No patriotic bunting arches over my front door. No fireworks await their flaming demise. I no longer enjoy the nation’s formal parting from Great […]
If one were looking for an apt metaphor to reflect the state of modern America, which would you choose: the surprising success of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, or the deliberate poisoning of […]
News item: Hillary Clinton on Sunday announced her plan for infrastructure spending—a “down payment on our future,” she said—and it comes with a hefty price tag: $275 billion. At a campaign event […]
My grandfather was a union-buster at Hanes Dye and Finishing Company in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He got his degree on the GI bill after World War Two and worked his way up […]
Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you for your service to our country. As you know, President Obama’s historic peace accord with Iran is in jeopardy. Granted, we could smash Iran into little […]
There’s much to like about Bernie Sanders, but can he really help us kick the war habit? Occupy Democrats and US Uncut have a handy macro going around that highlights Bernie’s 11 point […]
It’s not even damned if we do, damned if we don’t. It’s just damned. Of course you’ve probably heard that Hillary has finally announced, on Twitter no less.
Gates Foundation and KFC initiatives are better news than many understand. Rural villages in Africa are not just poor, their demography is hollowed out.