If a guy asked me for a specific number and explanation about it, that would...– Me to Sheila McClear in the NY Post, September 24, 2011, about why the premise of the movie “Number” doesn’t apply to real life. One of a very few times my age appears in print — the first time was less than a week after I turned 30 and it was a little horrifying. I’m...
[Syrian cyberdissident Rami] Nakhleh praised the rise of social media as a way...– Dissidents speak out against the UN and its lack of action at the We Have A Dream summit, Raw Story, September 21, 2011.
But it was Obama’s standard point about Republican intransigence that drew...– On Obama’s speech to the Clinton Global Initiative, Raw Story September 21, 2011.
All politics, it’s said, is local … and so is most crime and punishment in...– On Troy Davis’ execution and Americans’ love of the death penalty. The Guardian, September 21, 2011.
Former president Bill Clinton took the stage at his eponymous conference and...– From the opening plenary at the Clinton Global Initiative, a sad reminder of how far we have to go on many fronts to address climate change. Raw Story, September 20, 2011.
Christian values, while differing widely between sects, generally include edicts...– One of the Top 5 things the tea party will cheer, once they’ve got done cheering executions, needless deaths, guns and comparisons of end-of-life planning to the Holocaust. Christian values, y’all.