Today’s opinion and news from around US-opolis.
Deygirl and I decided very spontaneously to take on this subject. One poster had mentioned that someone should write an article about the manipulation at Huffington Post. First it was suggested that the poster him- or herself should take on the job – until deygirl brought up the idea that […]
Understanding the sales history
Building a Financial Plan
Wisconsin. What the hell is going on in Wisconsin? For the first time in many years I think we are actually seeing what this country is based on. We are actually seeing our representatives standing up and saying NO! The people have come out and come to the state capitol […]
In his latest blog, God considers which is worse, Hell, Purgatory or Idaho (and if there’s a difference).
Balance…it is a pivotal aspect in most areas of life and is an integral part of most philosophical, economic, and political concepts. TOO much of anything, even a good thing, is not necessarily a positive in the long run. Some people learn this lesson as children, when they have overindulged […]
What is so challenging about writing fiction? How could that be hard? That was the question an acquaintance asked me recently. I was mildly annoyed at the question, but I realized that to many people, fiction is simply entertainment. And to many of them, entertainment comes to them easy so […]
As Politicalgates expands and expounds, certain topics that relate to Sarah Palin, and more importantly, society as a whole, have a way of circling around. Some questions or issues can persist, and are worthy of reevaluation given their ongoing pertinence. Recently, the always relevant, misguided concept of the “death panel” came up again in discussions on this site.
Since Pepe embarrassed the hell out of me the other day, I’m embarrassing him back! Sometimes people wonder how I know so much about American sports. Well, I can’t go into detail, but as part of my work, I have to be knowledgeable about American sports, even though we mostly […]
With all the talk I’m hearing and reading from some that believe Unions and collective bargaining are no longer necessary, I thought I would share a paper I wrote regarding the “employment at will” doctrine and how unions are still very much necessary in today’s world. Employment “At-Will” is an […]
ghostrider : That’s too bad, this was the first week I remembered to check this out choicelady : HI Guest – appears you and I did not get the message – Vox Populi is on vacation this week. NEXT week for sure. RasputinsLiver : Henry’s a brilliant iconoclast of the […]
However, I’ve noticed that you are currently finding it difficult to decide upon your next course of action. This is why I am writing to you: To sound you out on my proposal about how to resolve this situation.
Why Liberal values are American values “You are a contentious person….and probably a Liberal,” started a recent response to an article I published on abortion rights. Contentious? Possibly. Liberal? Absolutely. Seems these days Conservatives have convinced themselves, and some of the American public, that being a Liberal is akin to […]
I am the product of a California public school education, from the day I entered kindergarten in Los Angeles to the day I graduated high school in 1968. I received a very good education—not a spectacular one, but a really very good one. I wish I had been taught a […]