Jean Beliveau has died in Montreal at age 83. 10 Stanley cups as a player, 7 more as team executive. One of the top 10 players of all time, more than a point a game. But he is mourned across Canada ...
This is a follow up diary to one I wrote 3 days ago about what has all the appearances of a blatant case of ballot box stuffing by one or more GOP operatives in Maine last month. Please read that ...
I knew I was screwed when I looked out the window first thing in the morning and saw it was snowing. A rare mid-November storm was hitting Columbus on a day I had to commute.
Snow means bad roads ...
Apparently, Pres. Obama ...
It doesn't matter how great your marketing campaign is. You can't sell your dog food if the dogs won't eat it.
---Old Madison Avenue proverb
So here we are once more. Another electoral drubbing ...
Sad news from NPR today:
Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most ...
Corruption on a grand scale in New Jersey.
Wednesday was the two year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy coming ashore in New Jersey. Governor Christie went out for a presser at Belmont and ran into ...
The Agenda Project Action Fund has come up with the most brutal, direct political ad I think I've ever seen. It ties the Republican budget-cut mantra directly to the disastrous slashing of CDC and ...
Let's get some figures for perspective.
15 meters: Height of a five story building. Three times the height of an adult giraffe.
850 meters: A bit taller than the Burj Dubai. Over double the height ...
What a difference 15 kilometers can make.
For example, 15 kilometers once nearly led to war between Iceland and the United Kingdom. Known as the first "Cod War", it began with the UK's heavy ...