I saw the Iraq War as an obvious act of stupidity from even before we attacked in Spring 2003. So, in 2008, I voted for the candidate who had opposed it, Barack Obama. 586 more words
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This is the first in a series as I try to catch Hillary up to what has happened in the last 7 years.
Back when she suspended her campaign in 2008, I thought her presidential hopes were finished. 1,866 more words
Gilbert Gottfried was a cast member on Saturday Night Live so briefly (one season) and so long ago (1981), that many people have probably forgotten he was ever on it. 834 more words
Not a week goes by after my last blog post before my mom calls…to tell me that she quit her job. Not fired- quit. (This is the first job she’s had after being unemployed for the past four years.) I don’t get any more details than that until about a week later, as she went into an emotional tailspin, with recurring phonecalls throughout the week telling me about how… 860 more words
With all the competition from modern news outlets like twitter where information is doled out piecemeal and with such breathtaking pace as to make it almost impossible to verify the validity of sources traditional journalism has suffered and would seem a dead craft but for investigative journalists like Ron Suskind who seem to have carried on where legendary Watergate investigators Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein left off. 1,388 more words