In case you hadn’t heard, the Democratic hopefuls fielded questions from from YouTube users via YouTube videos in a weird sort of awkward lurch of traditional media and politics into the user-centric land of the web. I heard some excerpts from the debate, and I have to imagine that the candidates all saw visions of […]
I just heard on NPR about scientists questioning Gore’s documentary An Incovenient Truth that says, basically: …after the talk, a couple of [the scientists] came up to me and said, you know, “He didn’t exactly get the science right.” And this is exactly what should happen in a scientifically-oriented, scientifically-conscious society.
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After, for a few days, hearing vague inklings about a furor over an ABC/Disney fictional drama called The Path to 9/11, then seeing it get mentions on some of my favorite sites, I decided to find out what the hubbub was all about. Y’know what ABC and Disney? Nobody needs a fictionalized version of the […]
I applaud Keith Olbermann for speaking out against the current administration with the force of language that it deserves, taking them to task for dismantling the very values it claims to uphold and protect. He reminds us that our leaders are “transient” and “our employees” and that the freedoms we enjoy are easily lost and […]
Bush image seen on the front page of the NY Times, in the Video section. My mind immediately leapt to this image upon seeing Bush’s paler, more vacant face. Please feel free to extend the metaphor, I just don’t have the time right now.
From CNN’s front page. I love reading comics and they mean a lot to me, but I am confused.
Gun control has always been a thorny issue for me (not that this makes me unique) because, at a fundamental level, I question the need for our citizenry to be able to arm themselves with weapons designed to maximize human death. But on the other hand, I understand the Constitutional issues and the idea that […]
House Resolution 579 Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives— (1) recognizes the importance of the symbols and traditions of Christmas; (2) strongly disapproves of attempts to ban references to Christmas; and (3) expresses support for the use of these symbols and traditions, for those who celebrate Christmas. Well, I’m glad we […]