Let history be our guide One of the few things I agree with the whackadoodle Right about (a very specific subset of the right more generally speaking) is this whole idea of […]
It engenders anger to know the president of the United States says that what I did for a living for 20 years — and what I’ve spent 25 years teaching — represents […]
And who can blame Governor Nixon for that? Like most folks who keep up at least a little with the news, I’ve heard a thing or three about Ferguson. Of late, I’ve […]
“I don’t believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough.” Who said it?
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
“To take people from the music world and give them the same kind of credibility that you give me, Morgan Freeman, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker—that’s like an aberration. I know there’s some […]
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
Now don’t get me wrong, I like Obama and think his best days are still to come. But his administration has so far been a strange collection of backtracks, waverings, retreats, retreads, […]
by JS O’Brien Dear Mr. McClellan: Let me just start by saying that I don’t like you.Â You are part of a fraternity of yes-men, mouthpieces, and belly-crawling boot-lickers spawned by Edward […]
By Martin Bosworth The hot-off-the-presses announcement that the Senate Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed testimony about the Bush warrantless wiretapping program, and asked for a massive document dump, isn’t just significant for its […]