When The Huffington Post crossed the line again with another questionable attack on President Obama this Sunday, many members protested online and here at PlanetPOV. There was increased and unflattering speculation about the motives and agendas of The Huffington Post...

Educational TeeVee

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I have had the misfortune to have caught what appears to be the Swine Flu. Not only do I appear to have all the symptoms but my lungs seem to be filled with bacon fat. This has resulted in my...
As Michael Moore's new film, "Capitalism, A Love Story" is coming out its seems an appropriate time to reflect on the character of American capitalism and how it has usurped social responsibility and democracy in this country. In the remarkable...
Live from The Chicago Municipal Opera House, bequeathed to the city by Charles Foster (Citizen) Kane, it's Oscar Night! Tonight is a special ceremony, wherein we honor the Best Pictures to NOT win Best Picture. At what other venue could...
We Americans are being very wasteful with our natural resources of emotional energy. This is causing a slew of problems affecting our environment including adding a great deal of additional CO2 into the atmosphere,  pollution of political discourse ...

No News Is Good News

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Today is what they call in the news business, a "Monday". Sorry...that's what we all call today. I meant, today is what they call in the news business a "Slow News Day". A lack of young white girls being abducted, no...

Is Our Children Learning?

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"Is our children learning?"  This famous grammatically challenged question posed by ex-President Bush, the child who was left behind, has been granted renewed significance thanks to President Obama's unprecedented impertinence to think, as President, he can talk to our...

Acronymia

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Now I like hot breakfast cereals and drugged kids as much as anyone but there's one thing I don't need and that's more acronyms! There are way too many and they're just not funny.
I've been invited to blah, blah, blah ... blog.  I don't know where to begin but I do know I don't have much time for it. I was going to blog about working through a famous sushi cookbook and relating...

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Weekend Music Thread – Water Song

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To float a reminder of how urgent the need to address Climate Change and the threat of droughts are, this weekend's theme includes songs about water, land and fire.

Weekend Music Thread – You Mother Should Know

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We can and should take this time to celebrate the marvelous moms who are with us now and those who may not be here but are always in our thoughts. Songs about women, mothers, and children are what we're sending out along with our love to moms around the world this weekend!