I know this isn't going to affect anyone's lives here. It's none of your concern, you have enough problems to deal with. But my sister's grandchild, the "apple of her eye", just died. She was ten.
Over the past week, there’s been an incredible amount of economic spin -- even moreso than the normally substantial “load” -- floating around the MSM and the blogosphere, including some ...
I have had near-constant house guests this August, including several of my very best friends in the world. They know that I am an activist, and a fierce advocate for LGBTQ rights here in Maine and ...
This week provides both an example of the Justice Department's selective approaches to secrecy and an example of the Justice Department's alarming Fourth Amendment interpretations.
You may not care to eat genetically modified eggs and ham regarless of their color,
It's me. I'm here in the Democratic base. It's been a little testy between your people and my people lately, and I'm concerned that things might get out of hand. Worse, I worry that you don't ...
The right wing's Up-Is-Down World is a strange place where war is peace and freedom is slavery. Their current favorite theme is even more amazing: the poor are oppressing the rich.
Consider how a ...
Well, if all goes according to plan, I’ll be in jail by midday tomorrow. It’s not something I take lightly, or do every day. But it is something that feels right to me, and I wanted to take this ...
There’s been discussion about President Obama’s speech in Iowa as it relates to public sector employees who have a retirement plan generally considered to be better than that of the average ...
I have just finished read How America criminalised poverty by Barbara Ehrenreich.
I have ...