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According to the 'Huffington Post', the town of Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, spurred on by the state's tourist industry and its U.S. Senators, has re-named a scenic body of water, long known there as "Jew Pond", after a former owner of the pond and s…
This is a redaction of an older piece. It's a day late, of course, though it's never too late to honor our heroes, especially when some of them helped to create who we are.
I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night,
Alive As You… Read full post »
It's his common touch.
When Mitt Romney decided to speed-date hurricane-ravaged southern Louisiana on Friday to meet with people whose homes were (once again in many cases) swamped, the candidate showed remarkable compassion, understan… Read full post »
In how many states may students walk dorms and classrooms with guns, open and/or concealed?
And now, in Colorado, the site of two mass gun murders in collective memory, the Univers… Read full post »
Little Things You Say And Do
Make Me Want To Be With You
It's A Crazy Feelin', and
I Know It's Got Me Reelin'...
...Buddy Holly first wrote and sang the number in Lubbock, Texas, he'd no idea how perversely… Read full post »
When we write about human rights we more oft… Read full post »
On the occasion of their fecocteh* convention...and while these gems aren't original to me, I wish they were.
And while they are mean-spirited, I say them in only the nicest way.
* fecocteh, Yiddish (and means precisely what it sounds as… Read full post »
We know that even modern, democratic Western Europe views speech freedom, since the Second War, differently from how we view it here.
. On one hand… Read full post »
Nearly two yea… Read full post »
When Seal Team Six killed Osama Bin Laden a more sober nation than we are apparently now seemed to get it that, while we might quite legitimately debate the action, no decent person with a shred of sense objected to the government's keeping the names of… Read full post »
PATTY, TINK, ME, 'n THE
&n… Read full post »
Georgia Congressman Terry England
One needen't have to raise Missouri's dangerously stupid Todd Akin and his parsing of "rape" and Mr. Ryan's co-sponsoring of benighted 'personhood' amendments and abortion bans even in cases wher… Read full post »
This morning Tamar and I were discussing the opened floodgates of small-minded mean-spiritedness that is the now Party-approved Republican Platform as it addresses the vast majority of American women and their concerns.
She said, "The… Read full post »
No one knows if the tropical depression now in the Caribbean will become the next Atlantic hurricane, Isaac. Yet the tiny possibility that it will and wend a horrid path toward the Gulf and render Tampa unlivable in time for that city to welcome Mr. Romney… Read full post »
Brigadier General Smith (right) with her partner
For anyone earning and receiving a promotion, particularly in highly visible work, having one's husband or wife involved in the ceremony can be very sweet. Imagine, then, your pride wh… Read full post »
The other week I wrote here of several, first-of-their-kind criminal prosecutions of churchmen, leaders who perpetuated child abuse.
. I raised up the behavior of Kansas City's Bi… Read full post »
i'm far too private a person to write erotica here and i feel uncomfortable reading it unless it's performed by a relative such as my great aunt ethel or my cousin eddie but let's have none of that hawaiian shirt salesman on all 9 islands this morning, alright alright… Read full post »
This was published last month in Beguile, Alysa Salzberg, Editor.
For we who love to read:
I understand...far too many to count let alone comment on; far too
many even for sifting.
And yet, when we think on it, we d… Read full post »
We American progressives can be a fairly impatient lot. When the Affordable Care Act did not wholly and instantly supplant the absurd medical insurance/health delivery system we had (and… Read full post »
Saturday night and I'm listening to the Sound,
the Old Sound,
This is a listings of not only not my very own sigatured alters, here, but of my real sutured birthed names, names my parentheseses gaven me at a variety of Jewish and Simian ceremonials of birtheds, but also or wellian numbers of namenklatchers numbers of whoms I… Read full post »
These, of course, are not original to me. All of them, apparently, were written by high school students. Enjoy! Or weep.
. Her eyes were like two circular brown circles with big black round large dots in the middle of them, like in the… Read full post »
&nbs… Read full post »
I'm not speaking of parish priests. Of those men whom we know have violated children, their numbers are too great to list here.
I am speaking of men in the United States Church administrative hierarchy.
Some doctors are now attempting to prevent intersex infants… Read full post »