There were a number of interesting ideas aired in the Democratic Presidential Debate last night (11/14/15), but to me the most interesting statement of the debate came from former Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: “We need to have a resolve that will bring
For decades now, nearly all federal campaign finance reports have been filed electronically so we can find out as soon as possible who’s been getting funded by whom. I say “nearly all” because there’s a lone holdout: the U.S. Senate. The United States Senate allows
Perhaps there are aspects of being “atheist” besides not believing in God that many New Yorkers don’t want to associate themselves with.
This morning at 9 AM, I sauntered into my town office to vote. There was no line out the door. There were no candidates politicking right outside the acceptable boundary. There were hardly any cars in the parking lot. Some nice elderly volunteers were having
What are you unwilling to question?
I came across the issue of Modern Cat magazine shown below in a bookstore yesterday. It brings several questions to mind: Are there such things as post-modern cats? Does anyone not know how to pet a cat? If people don’t know what kind of cats
For years now, there have been people who don’t like the fact that immigrants from Somalia have settled in Lewiston, Maine. Some of the people who don’t like Somalis have been claiming that since the arrival of Somali immigrants in Lewiston in 2001, the crime
This morning, I came upon this bumper sticker while taking a walk: I cannot for the life of me figure out what “defeat the purpose” means in the context of this bumper sticker. Can you help me out with this one?
In last night’s debate between Republican presidential candidates, Senator Marco Rubio declared that, “America is a lot of things – the greatest country in the world, absolutely. But America is not a planet.” America is not a planet? What does that mean? What was Senator
Colorado Rep. Lois Landgraff shared this thought yesterday: I’m confused. Is it better when angels do it?
When one of my kids logged into play Minecraft yesterday, this message appeared: I laughed out loud in recognition. My challenge to you in cultural archeology: can you explain (or better yet, recall) the meaning of the statement on this screen?