Tag Archives: Salon

Blood Pressure Meds, Anyone?

You’ll need ’em after reading the piece that appeared in Salon yesterday – an overview and accounting of the damage wrought by Bush et al in their years in DC.  It begins: After a couple of presidential terms, mismanagement in … Continue reading

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Help, I'm Stranded on Second – Save Me! Save Me! (Just a Bad Dream, Phillies Fans, Really!)

How many base runners have the Phillies stranded now?  I guess the glass-half-full perspective would be that they’re creating chances and will start cashing in eventually.  (Just hope “eventually” comes within the next couple of games!)  According to the NY … Continue reading

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Home Again and Back to Blogging, by Golly

This morning I checked BlueHampshire and was pleased to see this piece about the level of desperation in the McSame camp. I groaned aloud last night when I heard Palin regurgitating that Bill Ayers story yet again.  Despicable and empty … Continue reading

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Short on Time and Shamelessly Stealing from The Writer's Almanac Today!

This takes me right back to high school days- when riding the el was the path to urban adventure and I felt cosmopolitan and riddled with daydreams and possibilities, playing hooky and wandering the 1970’s streets of Philadelphia … The … Continue reading

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So Much Depends …

I read on The Writer’s Almanac that it’s William Carlos Williams’ birthday today.  He wrote one of my favorite poems – The Red Wheelbarrow. so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens. … Continue reading

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Wolf Blitzkrieg

Achtung from Salon … a truly sickening story. This is how courageous mavericks like Sarah Palin (and, presumably, John McCain) take care of business. And PS – I want to apologize to folks outside of the US who are reading … Continue reading

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Random Rainy Saturday

The rain falling in NH is a bit of a relief today, as I settle in to catch up on some dangling threads! But first, a couple of tidbits … like this great feature piece from Salon by Avi Steinberg … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama in 2008 America

I was going to post this earlier this morning, but then decided that it deserved its own place. It’s an excellent piece from Salon explicating the reaction to Michelle Obama.   Read it … and consider this recent post from Princess … Continue reading

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War Funding Passes (Again) and Obama Fights the Smears

Big thanks to Carol Shea-Porter and Paul Hodes, New Hampshire’s two reps, for voting against more funding for the US occupation of Iraq. The bill passed and will be signed by Bush, but your votes are appreciated nonetheless. From a … Continue reading

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