On April 10 @WashingtonMonthly published a blog post by @JoelBerg titled, “It’s Policy, Stupid.” This motivated me to search my past blog posts to find, edit and… Read more “It is still Domestic Social Policy, Stupid!”
What would happen if we actually stopped believing the generation gap hype? Forget generation, X, Y, Z, Baby Boomers. There is no generation gap that is meaningful… Read more “Generation Gap or Generational Power?”
This is a shout out to my new friend, L. Yesterday after running all of my errands, buying groceries and my first tropical fish, I was ready… Read more “110 Degrees of Proof: Everything Happens for a Reason”
I don’t know why I keep raging against the machine and charging at windmills. All I know is that I feel an emptiness in America despite Barak… Read more “Domestic Social Policy Part II: Where the Po’ People At?! (Re-post from 2008)”
It took me a while to digest what is happening in the House of Representatives. I cannot decide whether the class of 2010 thinks that the “mandate”… Read more “Note to Republicans: Ignorance is Not Bliss”
Yvonne S. Sparks Yet another case of IICMEYCSM Syndrome: “If I close my eyes, you can’t see me.” Despite countless cases brought to the attention of authorities… Read more “IICMEYCSM”
When we allow nameless, faceless corporations and individuals to influence our election and define the issues for us, we will continue to get a government that does not meet our needs. All of those negative ads are disturbingly alike. They are not civic discourse illuminating the issues. The are in fact pure unmitigated marketing designed to lead us as if we are sheep to embrace their slogans. Their purpose is to inbed them in our psyches until we think that what they are telling is us true. That it is real. Those messages become that commercial jingle we just can’t get out of our heads even though it is irritating as hell!