I am the research director at an engineering firm. I help our people find all kinds of obscure and sometimes hard-to-find information. On a typical day, I might answer questions as varied as 'what ...
So I went into DC today to see what 30 million people looked like. I was on the Mall for Obama's first inauguration along with 2 Million ...
When up is down.
I have to admit, I've never read the USPS Operation Manual. But I'm pretty sure there's nothing in it about massacring baby birds.
But that's what the title of a recommended ...
Originally published in Tikkun Daily
Cliven Bundy – the freeloading rancher who hates America – always seemed to be a fairly despicable, self-interested person. Despite this, Fox News and right-
Most of us agree the thing that sucks about Stephen Colbert replacing Dave Letterman is that it almost certainly means the end of The Colbert Report. In denial about this looming reality, some have ...
I was in a rush.
I had decided to pick up birthday flowers for the wife from a local florist, but found it closed. Out of business. I went to another location, same deal. Tough days in the flower ...
Ask a random West Virginian over the age of 55 who the greatest President of their lifetime was and I'd bet you whatever money I had in my wallet that they'd tell you it was Jack Kennedy. Hell, ask ...
(Written by an American expat living in the European Union)
"Forget the space race. The new arms race is over high-speed trains. China is in negotiations to build a high-speed rail network to ...
In New York, we have just begun to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. The traditional pub crawl has grown to include the weekend that precedes the actual day. There was a time when St. Patrick's Day was ...
Scott Walker, the entire Wisconsin State Assembly, and half the State Senate are running for re-election this year so Republicans are frantically putting in place some extra-special voter ...