Chomsky, the Gate Keepers and the Left Forum

By guest Blogger Terry Morrone I feel guilty and inferior about my unconventional views and about my affliction. I’ll tell you about it later. But I’m reminded of the history of Christianity. There were different versions during the first few centuries of the Christian era. The early church argued about the nature of Christ. Was […]

NO COMMON GROUND, in 600 words or less

I give up.  There is no common ground.  I just tried to reason, in my head, with a close friend who exists on the other side of the great partisan divide that has arisen in this country.  It doesn’t work.  I doubt if he has ever even seen a food stamp or collected unemployment.  I […]

Have you ever been curious?

I met a young lad at a Thanksgiving dinner party.  He is a newly graduated, unemployed architect.  He is living in an as yet unfinished attic of an artist’s studio.  In exchange for finishing it, he gets to live there for $75/month.  Access is by a ladder.  That doesn’t sound too bad.  The only problem […]

Real Change You Can Believe In.

Finally, hot off the front page, “After Mickey’s Makeover, Less Mr. Nice Guy .   …Epic Mickey, in which the formerly squeaky clean character can be cantankerous and cunning, as well as heroic, as he traverses a forbidding wasteland.” Given the results of the elections on Tuesday I bet you thought the Democrats were finally coming […]