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They're Despicable!!!

I had promised myself to put the whole political outrage stew in the freezer for a while, and stop picking at the meat and potatoes of it before it completely poisons me.   553 more words



Glass half-empty,

Glass half-full:

Whole debate

Is kind of dull.

Glass is folded

In a ball.

I don’t get

This debate at all.


Cultural Observation: Pessimism on the Rise

The events of 9/11 left a deep scar on the American psyche, as have the disappointing and inconclusive wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The political climate has been poisoned by excessive partisanship, especially among media cheerleaders on both sides. 224 more words

Something's stirring

The only reason I won’t kill myself is that doing so would draw pity on me. Which is exactly the reason I feel death. I guess Irish goodbyes aren’t so easy after all. 14 more words


The world according to Facebook

The majestic plural, the royal “we,” is deployed by individuals in high positions seeking to cast their own opinions as the views of a much larger group for whom they feel empowered to speak as a representative. 2,782 more words


The Soothsayer - Poem by Oussama Benayad.

Here you are, back to beg pardon –

For it was apparent long ago, 233 more words