Our words are what define us as a society, in many ways.  Words may be turned into images, such as plays, or movies, or even defined further through actions associated with the words, but it is the words that...
The "drama", the bogus articles about "infighting" & the "Presidents reluctance to support the Public Option" (all to eagerly parroted on Huffington Post).. the nonsense about "triggers" was simply political brinkmanship by MASTERS.

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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...
Probably the thing that has surprised me most after the election of President Obama is how large swaths of this country simply cannot accept the tenants of our representative democracy.  Instead a large minority continue to demonize and mischaracterize...
So many things are going on around us without our knowing. For example, I just took a bite of your tuna sandwich. Mmmm...delicious mercury! Below is a list of things you may or may not know but are not greatly...
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...

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.
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