The debut of The Weekend Music Thread kicks off with a focus on songs with your favorite lyrics. The songs you can’t help but sing along with, the songs that talk to who you are or how you feel, the songs that have the most insightful, romantic or poignant poetry. […]
AdLib : Indeed, that feeling of guilt, of consigning a loved one to a facility instead of taking care of them does seem to lead to that mistake. People damage their own lives sometimes to take care of someone who, as you say, doesn’t even know the difference. When I […]
Well, the Great Whore of Babylon was on my tail I tried to evade her, but to no avail I searched low and high for a Holy Grail but all I could find was a Rusty Nail I wound up with the whore, bedding down by the Nile in […]
After an investigation and prosecution lasting more than 5 years, the Justice Department finally got a conviction in the case against Barry Bonds — for obstruction of justice, a minor felony. By some accounts, the federal government spent more than $5 million prosecuting this case and in the end, Bonds […]
Indeed, to those in my own party, I say that if we truly believe in a progressive vision of our society, we have the obligation to prove that we can afford our commitments. If we believe that government can make a difference in people’s lives, we have the obligation to prove that it works – by making government smarter, leaner and more effective.
Watch President Obama live as he speaks today at 10:35 am PDT (1:35 pm EDT) on his proposals for the 2012 budget and long term economic policies. A helpful hint, to live post without missing any of the speech, open a second window with this page and post in one […]
Especially in the old days of movie making, when an actress was as tall or taller than her leading man, a trench might be dug for her to stand or walk in so that on camera, she could look up at him and he could look down at her. The […]
Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality. William Hazlitt Welcome back to”Exploring Morality”. In this chapter we will have a more general discussion about morals and ethics than in previous chapters. Moving away from academic theory and into the area of personal […]