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Hillusions of grandeur
April 23, 2008 – 1:16 PM | 89 Comments

From John Helton's PA-primary postmortem on CNN.com: "Look for Clinton to head into upcoming contests with the message that Obama can't win in the big states like Pennsylvania and Ohio that Democrats will need to …

Tears in my ears
January 7, 2008 – 7:29 PM | 46 Comments
Tears in my ears

"…Heeeeeeelp!"
(Anyone else remember that song? "I've got tears in my ears, from lying on my back, crying over you"?)
I don't care for Hillary Clinton. I don't feel as strongly about it as I used to, …

AIDSWalk Mutual Admiration Society
April 30, 2007 – 11:53 AM | Comments Off on AIDSWalk Mutual Admiration Society

I'm proud to say that I've joined Team SuperSnack for the AIDSWalk this year; it's a great bunch of people, and the team has a benefit reading coming up at (I think) Galapagos Art Space, …

Freedom Of [Bleep]
November 15, 2004 – 9:26 AM | Comments Off on Freedom Of [Bleep]

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) – The Federal Communications Commission has confirmed it received complaints about the uncensored broadcast of Oscar-winning war movie "Saving Private Ryan" on ABC-affiliated stations last week.An FCC official said several complaints …

Vote, You Crazy Diamonds
October 18, 2004 – 9:23 AM | One Comment

So, I've avoided writing about the upcoming election, because I don't know that I have anything all that compelling to add to what you've probably read elsewhere, and also, Ctrl-V-ing the word "arrrrrrgh" sixty-six thousand …

The Facts
March 31, 2003 – 2:30 PM | One Comment

So, yes. The war. The…war.
Yes.
Okay.
I…okay. I need another Corona first. Okay, let me just…with the lime, here…okay. The war. I will now discuss the war.
I would prefer not to discuss the war.

Just Mirrors
January 13, 2003 – 2:21 PM | Comments Off on Just Mirrors

I guess it's time for me to write about the smoking ban in New York City. Yeah. "Yay." I haven't addressed it before — or, to tell the truth, paid much attention to the press …

This American Life
August 20, 2001 – 12:41 PM | Comments Off on This American Life

I came into the world a United States citizen, a daughter and granddaughter and great-granddaughter of United States citizens. I remain a United States citizen, and for the most part, I enjoy my United States …

Say Anything
February 20, 2001 – 12:08 PM | Comments Off on Say Anything

How common is it to hear a person say, I myself do not object to this style of composition, or this or that expression, but, to such and such classes of people it will appear …

War Is Not The Answer
January 19, 2001 – 2:52 PM | Comments Off on War Is Not The Answer

It's Martin Luther King Day today. I suspect that, when it rolls around each year, most of us don't spend the day ruminating on Reverend King's contributions to society or anything. We just look at …