If you don’t like what it means today, do something about it. In the early 1950s, I stumbled and bumbled my way through elementary school. The Cold War had begun, and we […]
I voted for George McGovern. After his astonishingly lopsided defeat at hands of Richard “I am not a crook” Nixon in 1972, I got the bumper sticker, too: Don’t blame me. I’m […]
Memorial Day has become our most conflicted holiday. I’m bothered by it, and I know I am not the only one.
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen recently lost his freakin’ mind. He told Time that I love Fidel Castro…I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel […]
“I don’t believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough.” Who said it?
“I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.” Who said it?
“If you’re really pro-life, do me a favor—don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.” Who said it?
“Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.” Who said it?
“Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.” Who said it?
Wow, 100 issues of Nota Bene! Props to Russ for helping me for a while with this nifty little S&R feature. Never mind all that now, let’s get on with this issue. […]