A Tribute to Senator George McGovern (1922-2012)

I mentioned earlier that I grew up in a single-parent household. Dad was as devoted to his role as a Democrat as some were to their various religious sects.  By observing my father as he worked to protect and improve the School Without Walls (SWW), I learned early how much politics affects our day-to-day lives. Dad, part of a group Read More …

Not a good way to start the day…

RIP Benazir Bhutto. Read More Score one for the extremists. Comments: MP: Yeah, when I heard that on the news this morning I thought – “well, crap. Now I suppose there will be more violence and deaths of innocents in retaliation…” – which is exactly what they are predicting. I had this vague thought that Read More …

RIP Charles Nelson Reilly, and other partings…

Another piece of my childhood just left the planet for good. Charles Nelson Reilly dead at 76 LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — Charles Nelson Reilly, the Tony Award winner who later became known for his ribald appearances on the “Tonight Show” and various game shows, has died. He was 76. Reilly died Sunday in Los Read More …

That’s it…

Ok. I’ve finally had enough. Over this post about Chief Justice Rehnquist by JTN I’ve finally given up and have dropped him from my friends list. There’s simply no excuse for the comment, and with so little regard for other people’s opinions, I can stop wasting my time reading his comfortable posts about the gourmet Read More …