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The Jon Stewart solution

Jon Stewart’s Daily Show on Comedy Central may not be the first place to look for economic wisdom but last night he laid out a plan to rescue the economy…

Mutts like us can do it

Barack Obama is not the only mutt in America. I am a English-German-Polish-African-Cherokee-once straight now gay-American. How about you, what is your mix? Does it matter? As we enter the Obama generation,…

Israeli Overkill

Hamas has once again attempted to burst out of draconian Israeli policies with violence, and once again Israel has responded with overkill. After the misadventure in Lebanon some of us…

The few, the arrogant and the rest of us

The recent exposure of Governor Blagojevich as a brazen sociopath (see Dick Cavett's piece) is yet another example of the arrogance that is bringing this nation to a world…

Everyone’s a critic

Everyone’s a critic It has been a while since I posted a column here and it isn’t because of writer’s block exactly. A while back I decided that I would not…

A different kind of bailout

With the government throwing money at a failing financial system, I suggest we are losing a unique opportunity to reform and restructure our economy. Rather than put our tax dollars…

We shall overcome

America seriously needs a lesson in civics, most particularly the Bill of Rights. In three states this past Tuesday, as voters took a historic leap forward in electing Barrack Obama,…

Rejecting bigotry

Voters in California and several other states will be asked on Tuesday to add enforced bigotry to their state constitutions. If you have an ounce of justice and liberty in…

Have you left no sense of decency?

These words spoken more than a half century ago about one of the Senate’s most vicious hate mongers have new relevance to Senator John McCain. Who we have largely…

In the face of fear

When I noticed that my last article was written unusually long ago, I realized there have been so many words uttered with such intensity and urgency by so many people,…