White Dress, Blue Dress, See Dress, Buy Dress

Newsrooms came to a standstill Thursday with the publishing of the now famous photo of a dress. There’s nothing particularly special about the dress. It wasn’t part of the Oscar-hype. There was nobody famous in the dress (or falling out of it). There were no special fashion features that would set Project Runway alight. It … Continue reading White Dress, Blue Dress, See Dress, Buy Dress


Global Kool-Aid

It’s a bit nippy outside. I wonder if we’re in for another polar vortex or two – we probably need a trendier term for this winter. Why should the weather folks have all the fun? Choose your favorite word from the left column and one from the right. Or make up your own - feel … Continue reading Global Kool-Aid

Is your Congressman Smarter than a 5th Grader?

I’m making a motion. Any legislator who votes in favor of a standardized test in education, must first pass the test in question. Second, anyone? It's not that I need my congressman to be Albert Einstein or Sheldon Cooper (though I’d prefer the people I elect to be smarter than say, Justin Bieber), but I … Continue reading Is your Congressman Smarter than a 5th Grader?

Constructing Climate Change

Let’s assume for a moment that Global Warming is a thing. Bear with me a moment Republicans - at least those of you belonging to the Consistent Clime Coalition (The CCC), I know you want to debate this issue, but I’m starting to think that scientists and Republicans belonging to the Shit Happens Anyway Mob … Continue reading Constructing Climate Change

Republicrat – Democlican

In a previous post, I mentioned that if I weren’t a Democrat, I’d probably be a Libertarian. Americans really like dichotomies and these are really the two choices. One party believes in big government, the other believes in small government. I’ve never really been able to wrap my head around what the Republicans believe. They … Continue reading Republicrat – Democlican