No News Is Good News: Peeking

Look, the reality is that with total, sweeping respect for John McCain, I rooted strongly for Barack Obama, hoping for some hope and change.   Mostly, I supported Obama for one reason: his talk about ending partisan hatred and surmounting the color barrier of Red vs. Blue. And I can see as well as you …

May the Force be with you, Barack Obama

It’s easy to throw around criticisms. That goes as much for me as it does for anyone. We should beware of people who insist there are any answers at all, let alone easy answers, in “Iraq” (if that place even exists still), or anywhere else around the world. The fact that there is so much …

Charter of Secularity

Everyone’s talking about Mme. Marois’ Charter of Secularity these days. It’s an explosion of personal issues and thoughts for me. – I am so embarrassed by Canadians.  I try to think of myself as a “human” yet obviously, I live in a certain socio-economic entity.  Rich white people are so embarrassing.  When will we talk …

People Really Hated Bush

No one ever talks about George W. Bush anymore, and he was such a trendy, hot conversation topic for such a long stretch there. Though I ultimately disagreed, very strongly, with the whole Iraq War fiasco, I always wondered, from the very beginning, why people hated George W. Bush so much.   It began with …