Monthly Archives: December 2010

Last Call for 2010

I’m cleaning out files and dumping what I’ll never use—some of it because the crummy foreign-made hyperlinks are broken—and while reorganizing the rest I found some things that need to be posted now, as a benchmark, because I’m sure this … Continue reading

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The greatest story ever told…by some kids

Finally, after waiting for millennia—the real story of the first Christmas: Thank you, Kids Act Out, Aol Video and Landline TV. Merry Christmas to all!

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No straight path to civil rights for gay Americans

Life would be easier to follow and less confusing to live if there weren’t so many detours.  But things happen when they happen, regardless of when we think they should have happened: witness the latest victory in the struggle for … Continue reading

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The thin line between prudence and paranoia, and how the Post Office is really to blame

I’m ashamed of myself for something I did this afternoon…except that I’m not, not really, and that bothers me, too.  Clear? I was flying X-wing fighters (on the computer, not for real) when the phone rang, and I was peeved … Continue reading

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Obama the Hustler?

Charles Krauthammer thinks President Obama snookered congressional Republicans and Democrats with this week’s budget deal, and that they still don’t know that they’ve been had: At great cost that will have to be paid after this newest free lunch, the … Continue reading

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