Nearly a month ago, I wrote a point-by-point debunking of the top 17 global heating denier myths I had heard. As a result of all the comments I received, I’ve decided to […]
Five Moral Pieces by Umberto Eco, first published 2001, 128 pages, ISBN 978-0156013253 “The modern world looks at war through eyes different from those with which it looked at the problem early […]
Welcome to the camp/I guess you all know why we’re here…. – Peter Townshend KSLA-TV in Shreveport, LA, reports that Homeland Security has enlisted clergy to help quell unrest in case martial […]
Imagine you’re a State Department official charged with helping formulate our country’s policy toward a new government in Africa. As you review the files, you note something odd. Their Constitution grants everyone […]
The financial markets are going nuts, and it will take time and some economic pain to make them sane again
The sub-prime mortgage industry crisis has claimed its first victim, American Home Mortgage, and now it’s setting its sights on another mortgage lender, Countrywide. I probably wouldn’t care, except that Countrywide is […]
“Most Democratic candidates for president speak of increasing rather than slashing the military budget,” writes Frida Berrigan in a recent column on Foreign Policy in Focus. “Since President Bush came into office […]
The Honorable Terry M. Bellamy Mayor, Asheville NC P.O. Box 7148 Asheville NC, 28802 Dear Mayor Bellamy: As you no doubt realize by now, you have something of a PR nightmare on […]
Day. Week. Month. Year. Ever. > Barbra Streisand goes bra-less It’s like they’re not even trying anymore.
And thanks for joining us for yet another edition of Saturday Video Roundup. Let’s start by putting down the popcorn, grabbing a partner, and diving into America’s latest dance craze.
Detachment. Disassociation. Ennui. Call it what you want, but Generation X has been steeped in a post-Boomer loss of identity that has lingered for so long now that it’s being unceremoniously shoved […]