King George and King Henry
Team Bush-Cheney-Rove set out to punish Joseph Wilson by destroying the career of his wife Valerie Plame. The three may escape prosecution, but they can't run from the court of public opinion. History will place them alongside infamous English King Henry II, who wondered aloud, "Who will rid me of this meddlesome man?"
Tuesday, July 4, 2006(1 comments)
Democrats and the Land of Opportunity
The engine of upward mobility has been halted in its tracks. We are well on the way to being a rigid class society. Democrats can unite the country around the agenda of restoring America as the land of opportunity.
Monday, April 10, 2006(1 comments)
Even cowardice speaks
Student sponsors of an anti-war display and vandals who destroyed the display have sparked a dialogue about Iraq at a Massachusetts college.
Friday, March 31, 2006
A Man for our Times
Vincent Harrington ran for office promising that if he ever voted for America to go to war, he would go himself. After Pearl Harbor was attacked, he kept his word, resigned and enlisted., Unlike politicians and most Americans today, he paid the price of a vote to go to war.
Saturday, March 18, 2006
The Real Fear of Flying
The disappearance of the Easter Island society is a frightening parable for our contemporary 'need' to get places fast, even if airline travel heats up the globe and puts our survival at risk.
Saturday, February 18, 2006
A Hail Mary pass, Karl Rove
Karl Rove's manipulation of religion recalls the Virgin Mary Siting inspired Italian election of 1948 and has me urging him to go for the Hail Mary pass.