What version of America will you choose this November: a tolerant, democratic America that is governed by laws and strives to live up to its ideals, or a bigoted, authoritarian America where the laws don’t apply to everyone and fascist nationalism becomes the new ideal?
Nota Bene #101: Your Pal, Mike S.
“The guys who are shooting films now are technically brilliant, but there’s no content in their films. I marvel at what I see and wish I could have done a shot like […]
Nota Bene #99: Heed the Peace Gnome
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
Meanings, pt. 2: a crisis of prevailing values
by Michael Tracey It isn’t just that there is an appetite for scandal, sex, sleaze, death narratives, it is also that feeding such appetites can be very profitable. The fact is that […]
Telecoms want immunity from prosecution for illegal spying–and Bush and the Democrats may just get it for them
By Martin Bosworth The Sept. 20 Newsweek had an illuminating look at the secret lobbying campaign being waged by the major telecom companies to retroactively block lawsuits against them for their participation […]
George W Bush is a liberal, and other oddities
“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.” Sir Winston Churchill. Aside from a few odd social […]