Aeons ago, when your faithful, intrepid reporters Lester & Charlie were wee lads, we asked the nuns in charge of us at school: Does God have a sense of humor? 676 more words
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We’ve known for a long time now that the Democrats have a lot of Senate seats to defend in red states where Barack Obama’s approval numbers aren’t much higher than George Zimmerman’s—indeed, in these states, surely lower. 1,062 more words
What’s the matter with Kansas?
No, really. What’s the matter? An editorial this week in the LA Times correctly said that Kansas had gone “off the deep end” in coming crazy close to passing a sweeping discrimination bill that would have made the basic tasks of life impossible for gay Kansans. 484 more words
For me, it could have been called as well: “Oklahoma”. Or “Utah”. Or “Wyoming”. Or “anyotherofthoseweirdredstates”. Being far from any local patriotism (I’m sorry, but three months are not enough to make me love the Midwest, they are NOT EVEN CLOSE to be enough) I just wanted to point out how wonderful I found this movie named after the state we happen lo live in: “Nebraska”. 203 more words