Scary Enough for You?

This is the scariest Halloween yet. I’m not talking about the noisy “Hellbound” show the church next door insists on having at this time every year. Or the affidavit Sandra just had to have notarized  to convince Capital One that she didn’t apply for their credit card (someone using her ID applied for a slew of credit cars and […]
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Thankfully, “the South” is not Going to Rise Again

It should come as no surprise that Americans in some states have filed petitions to secede from the union now that America’s first black president has won a second term. For decades, residents of former Confederate states have been chanting, “The South shall rise again!” It’s a nostalgic notion that gives them a nice, warm […]
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How About Reshaping America to Save it from Itself?

It seems obvious to me that the United States as it is now can’t survive politically. It will take time, of course, but this nation is eventually going to split apart. No compromise is possible between the Tea Party and the rest of us. In Salon today, Michael Lind, Policy Director of the Economic Growth […]
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