Ohio Republicans have targeted predominately Democratic voters in every way they can think of. They’d probably outlaw other parties entirely if they thought they could get away with it. Are you a […]
Forced miscarriages, however horrible, should not qualify as “murder”
Yesterday I heard that Ariel Castro was being charged by the prosecutor with several counts of “aggravated murder” for each of the miscarriages he caused Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and/or Gina DeJesus. […]
The Wisconsin protesters are damn slobs!! (video)
By Lee Camp My new stand-up album “Chaos For The Weary” is now on iTunes. Listen to samples here: http://www.bit.ly/LeeCampAlbum
Nota Bene #118: VOTE!
“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it?
Geneva-on-the-Lake: Not even hyphens can ritz this place up
I’m on a mission to get suntan lotion. The strip of stores along the lakeshore seem to offer everything but. We’re at Geneva-on-the-Lake, a chintzy little resort town along Lake Erie in […]
Nota Bene #111: Mmmmm… Beeeeeer
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #103: Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse
“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 […]
Nota Bene #97: toDwI'ma' qoS yItIvqu'!
“To be truly free, and truly to appreciate its freedom, a society must be literate.”
Les Paul: the man who changed everything
by Wufnik In thinking about technological change, and our relative inability to often recognize the transformational technologies at the time they come along, consider the electric guitar. Particularly the solid-body electric guitar […]
Jesus, McCain and the GOP: a former Republican ponders the future of the party
Most folks don’t realize it – even people who know me fairly well – but I used to be a Republican. Back when I was younger and, one supposes, more naïve about […]