The jig is up, and my time has come. I'm about to be arrested. They'll be hauling me away in mid-April. Not for doing anything wrong, really. In fact, if the authorities arrest me, it will be for standing up for what's right.
Help! We political wordsmiths are in urgent need of help from lexicologists!
The Republican presidential primary has gone so far out, so beyond accepted boundaries of civic and civil behavior, that... [read more]
Why are we Americans stuck with an out-of-date railroad system, while nations with a small fraction of our resources are cruising on High Speed Rail (HSR) networks?
Because our leaders... [read more]
A proper wall, we're told, makes good neighbors, But an 18-foot high, 2000-mile long wall goes way beyond proper, antagonizes your neighbor, and shows your own fear and weakness.
Yet, this... [read more]
I've found it! I've discovered the original document framing the tea party's political creed.
Tea-infused Republicans are the "anti" party – anti-science, anti-public, anti-worker, anti-environment, anti-Obama… anti-anti-anti. Where does all this... [read more]
The "human resources" departments of huge corporations are known for issuing helpful bulletins to employees, such as this one: "The beatings will continue until morale improves."
Beatings of workers these... [read more]
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