The Age of Balance

Human history is the story of finding balance, swinging too far one way and swinging back, always in search of the sweet spot.

“When Mitt Romney Came To Town”

This is not usually the kind of entry I write, but as a follow-up to my last post, it feels apropos. Watch this, if you're up for it (it's long but has points of interest):   What's interesting about this video, other than the content (which Romney would probably dismiss) is that it wasn't … Continue reading “When Mitt Romney Came To Town”

You Got Your Gay Marriage Debate in My Prayer in School Debate

This video has been making the rounds, so chances are you've seen it, no matter where you stand on the issue of gay marriage (whether you're for it or wrong). I don't want to focus on that aspect of this video too much, though, because I've already written extensively on this topic. I will say … Continue reading You Got Your Gay Marriage Debate in My Prayer in School Debate

The Occupation of Wall Street

What is going on in New York and many of the major cities of the country (and some of the smaller ones, too) is, I believe, momentous.  I hope so, at least. Labor and Corporations:  A (Ludicrously) Brief Synopsis As a student of history (specifically, 20th century history), I am worried by the recent trend … Continue reading The Occupation of Wall Street

Haters gonna… I forget

It's been an interesting day.  I want to thank everyone who read my article in the Washington Post.  I especially want to thank those who reposted it or tweeted it or faxed it or whatever it is you crazy kids are doing these days. The Post allows comments on articles, so I've taken the time … Continue reading Haters gonna… I forget