The story is so old the original now exists in digital form only behind Rolling Stone’s paywall, but I remember it well enough to recite the essential details by... Read More
This is not the kind of story to give you confidence that this will be a good week.
The other day on the Craig Fahle Show on WDET, one of the few remaining programs... Read More
Bob Cesca has a typically smart piece up this morning about the possible connection between climate change and the devastating tornadoes that killed dozens of people in... Read More
So we didn’t win the insanely huge Power Ball lottery prize, but that’s okay. I’ve come up with an idea that will make me rich: I’m going to produce a stand up... Read More
President Obama used this week’s address to stay focused on jobs and the economy. Moving beyond what he termed the “Washington echo chamber,” President... Read More
Having meh-ed in the general direction of the controversy surrounding the FBI’s recent subpoena of Associated Press telephone records, I suppose it’s only fair to... Read More
Claiming that al-Nusra’s weapons are the ‘wrong hands’ implies that Assad’s are the ‘right hands.’ This is the same thing we said about Saddam Hussein until he deployed them against the Kurds in northern Iraq. Of course, we can’t really draw that comparison publicly since several of the components of Saddam’s chemical weapons were manufactured in New Jersey, and sent to Baghdad by the U.S.
These are sad days for the Illinois Republican Party. Once the party of moderation that produced the likes of Everett McKinley Dirksen and three-and-a-half-term governor... Read More
Living here in Kentucky, I found the tragic and awful story of Caroline Sparks, the two-year old Burkesville girl who was shot and killed by her five-year old brother... Read More
During his press conference this morning, President Obama reiterated that he thinks Gitmo should be closed:
“Well, it is not a surprise to me that we’ve got... Read More