BBC news reports a rise in the pagan population of Britain, with an item on their celebration of Christmas as the traditional Winter Solstice. Being a secular sort of person, I was curious about this until I found out...
Am I the only one who feels lost at this time of year? I never used to feel this way because it was always  all about my kids, Santa Claus, warm & fuzzy feelings, and giving myself 110%; trying to...
Taken one by one, many of the troubling events we're confronting at this moment in our civilization may have specific causes that appear unique. However, when viewed as a whole, the killing of true health care reform, the bailout that...
A Reckoning Long Overdue
Friday night on Vox Populi, I mentioned that I had been posting the HP Bush Years Posters to answer Obama bashers across the net. I believe it was escribicat who asked what the Bush Years Posters were, and I...
Got my mind wandering. Apparently some chappie has a book out, California After Arnold, or some such.   And apparently he had the opportunity to give a copy to Arnold at some social doo or other.   Word has it that Arnold...
A 20-something photographer professional acquaintance of mine, a twin, came to me and disclosed a litany of things that weren't going well:  a male friend who had an ambivalent approach-avoid response to her, not sure if he wanted to...
I would like to communicate to you my sincere concerns over the overall premise and day to day operation of your website, the Huffington Post. If I did not care on how the image of Huffington Post reflects on all progressives, within and outside of the blogosphere, I would just walk away and say nothing, but it is considered a “representative” source for progressive thought. Therefore, I must speak on these issues.
I find myself rather in the minority in my fondness for Christoper Hitchens.   It has been said, with very real credibility, that he is an opportunist who chooses his stance at any given moment based on currently popular opinion.  ...
Reprinted from "DocStrangelove's" message on the HadEnoughington Post... "For what it's worth, I just heard from my friend on the west coast known as "MrCreosot­­e" and it seems that he is NOT currently in limbo as originally thought. He told me...

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