[I wrote this in 2003 in tribute to the one friend I knew (at the time) who was murdered on that most heinous of days. I’ll post…… Read more “Encomium 9/11 – George Merkouris”
I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our…… Read more “Legacy: Martin Luther King Jr. August 28, 1963”
Once I stopped weeping, I wanted to track down this beautiful young man and hold him to let him know that everything will get better. But, by… Read more "My New Hero"
Clearly this is the most profound essay on the bleeding, pustulating scab of America known as the Tea Party Movement. Anti-racist essayist/polemicist Tim Wise doesn’t relegate to…… Read more “Imagine If The Tea Party Was Black”
Reality (and logic…and truth…and common sense) gives Creationism a bad name. ***That persnickety genius John Lennon was a very spiritual (religious?) man, which goes to show that just…… Read more “Jai Guru Deva Om***”
Yep! Finally, after vetoing it in the past, stating that slain San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk should be honored locally, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill recognizing…… Read more “Got Milk?”
James Montgomery of MTV News remembers the loss of the idealism of youth. Kurt Cobain: The Death Of The Scruffy Noble Nirvana frontman represented the honor that…… Read more “Music Box: Kurt Cobain ~ Act Of Abandonment”