Steve Russell
3/13/15
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton skipped the reenactment of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, site of “bloody Sunday.” Missing that 5...
Simon Moya-Smith
3/11/15

The rich age much differently than you and I.
 By the time the inordinately opulent oligarch reaches 70, he's spent a lifetime excessively indulging in anything money or muscle can buy. That's a lot of whores and hubris, caviar and orgies in the Caribbean. Yes, his mind has gone all to mush....

Steve Russell
2/25/15

The Oscars seem to produce a Sacheen Littlefeather moment every year, and this year Patricia Arquette, accepting the little gold guy for Best Supporting Actress in Boyhood, departed from t...

Dean B. Suagee
2/13/15

From the media coverage of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, one might get the impression that the only real issue is whether its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions would substantially contribute to global warming....

Peter d'Errico
2/12/15

Are you puzzled about the violence of the Islamic State, how killing and torture can be justified by religious doctrines? Have you thought that Muslim violence today echoes Christian violence in the Crusades and the Inquisition?...

Steve Russell
1/31/15

I have too much self-preservation instinct to crash the Iowa Freedom Summit convened by Citizens United (the organization that lends its name to the SCOTUS decision upholding the right of corporate people to spend unlimited political money) and funded by the Koch ...

Steve Russell
1/23/15
Ever been in line at a drive-through and find your tab was paid by somebody in the car in front of you?...
Jacqueline Keeler
1/21/15

This is the speech I wished I'd given on January 13th at a Keystone XL vigil held here in Portland, Oregon—things I wanted to say to President Obama before his State of the Union Address....

Byron Dorgan
12/31/14

In June of this year, President Barack Obama and the First Lady visited the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota. This was ya historic visit....

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