In my last post, I promised I wouldn't tell you who to vote for. Maybe I should have.
In my previous post, I offered five ways to fix our election process that will probably never happen because they depend on Congress taking positive action. Today I'm writing about something that we can all do, individually, to make our elections better. As a decidedly amateur photographer, I know that the easiest thing in the world is … Continue reading Fixing The Election … Process (Part 2)
Sure, there are other reasons I wanted to try life without caffeine for a while. Lent was one, sleep issues another. But there was also something about watching this guy perform in the presidential derby last year that was pretty inspirational. He went toe-to-toe with the president of the United States and, in this first … Continue reading Inspired By Mitt
Talk about "vapid." On "Morning Joe" today (click for link), the panelists sat around and complained about how little substance there is in this year's presidential campaign. "Am I the only one depressed here?" asks Joe. Then the other panelists groan and say yes, they, too, are depressed by this state of affairs. They of … Continue reading A Campaign About Nothing?
Today is “Leap Day,” that day in which we celebrate the failure of the earth to adequately synchronize its rotation and revolution cycles. Because if this, it takes us just a little more than a five hours more than exactly 365 days to get around the sun. This schedule sloppiness means that we have an … Continue reading My Favorite Year
So Keith Olberman and MSNBC have parted ways. No word yet on what he'll do next, but he's obviously an eloquent, talented and passionate guy, and he'll undoubtedly wind up with a good gig somewhere. Heck, maybe even back at ESPN, though I doubt it. The thing is, the three minutes and 12 seconds in … Continue reading Countdown To Zero
I didn't expect to be defending Sarah Palin, but here goes. It wasn't long after Saturday's shooting in Tucson, Ariz., before speculation started flying that the shooter was motivated by hatred of liberals, Democrats and the government in general, and possibly fed by the over-the-top and sometimes violent rhetoric we have heard all too often … Continue reading The Shooter