Category Archives: Politics
On Trayvon Martin and the Zimmerman Verdict
I couldn’t watch the George Zimmerman trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin for more than 10 minutes at a time. The pain was too acute. The trial was such a mockery of everything that we are told to believe … Continue reading
Jay-Z on Gay Marriage
My initial thoughts on Jay-Z’s endorsement of marriage equality.
The Incomparable Baratunde Thurston on Obama’s Release of His Birth Certificate
My thoughts on Baratunde Thurston’s great video response to Obama’s release of his birth certificate.
Quote of the Day – January 27, 2010
Bill Maher on political sex scandals and how it relates to our current political situation:
Quote of the Day – October 5, 2009
Roger Cohen's op-ed in today's issue of The New York Times, which dissects the fundamental different way that the U.S. and Europe view health care, is a beautiful, subtly persuasive bit of writing. To wit: One fundamental reason a public … Continue reading