- "What is Money?" By Mike Schaefer
- Say it Ain't So, Joe: Wurzlebacher Dissed by P-Town Plumbers
- The Back Corset
- Wells Fargo: SubPrime "Ghetto Loans" to "Mud People"
- Friday Night Concert Series: Pat Matheny, "Minuano"
- Corporal Brett Sanders: Safe and Stateside
- Teacher v. Private Sector Pay: Don't Buy the Lie
- GOP Exodus?
Category Archives: Scandal/Crime
To observe the Kent State Shootings, I’m reposting an essay I wrote 2 years ago. The night of May 2, 1970 I was a 17 year-old high school senior, living about 40 minutes east of Kent, OH. One of my … Continue reading
I’ve been trying to abstain from writing about things apt to appear ad nauseum elsewhere but try as I might, can’t leave this alone. Even the right wing, not known for its exemplary compassion, should be running with the bulls … Continue reading
I’m fully convinced that Glen Beck is a walking, talking, hemorrhoid anus; a loose sphincter bleeding hate, to whom lying is as natural as respiration. “Round Mouth” Beck is a self-promoting, ego maniacal charlatan peddling resentment, fomenting division and in my opinion, he won’t be be able to feel any real, human emotion until he motivates someone to kill. Then, he’ll experience elation. Then and only then will Beck become fully erect. Continue reading
I blame HBO–and David Simon. On Monday, HBO on Demand threw up the second half of Season 4 of “The Wire,” which I’ve seen several times but may be my favorite (a nose ahead of Season 2) .
I’m hypnotized by “The Wire.” When it appears, I gladly suspend other meaningful pleasures including riding my motorcycle and sleep to watch and re watch it. I was up most of the night. Continue reading
The NY Times reports that former VP Dick Cheney iced a cool 2 Mil to publish his memoirs. Profits earned by criminals are only illegal if they’re convicted, which of course, Mr. Cheez has managed to avoid. Continue reading
HOWEVER, anyone who uses public airwaves, the mail or any public forum beyond the confines of church walls to lecture on morality are free to do so under the First Amendment…until they’re caught with their “pants down,” in which case, I feel they must face a higher standard. These should be neutered. Continue reading
Twitter has transformed the way censored news can break–an application that as I viewed banal tweets from “everybodies” on everything from thinking about where to eat, to eating, from wondering if defecation was in order, to explaining how gratifying a dump had been–I must admit the “visionary” in me never conjured it as such a useful tool. Continue reading