Monthly Archives: February 2011

Christie Misrepresents State Workers’ Contract | FactCheck.org

Christie Misrepresents State Workers’ Contract | FactCheck.org.   Chris Christie is misrepresenting the facts about New Jersey union contract negotiations under his predecessor. Christie has been battling state unions since becoming New Jersey governor in 2010. On CBS’ “Face the Nation” Feb. 27, … Continue reading

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Housing Down? Huh?

News item: “Pending Home Sales Fall for Second Straight Month” — shouldn’t this be considered *good* news? Houses should not be seen as investments but as places to live. Nobody should have to pay a speculator’s ravenously inflated price for a home.

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The Arab Awakening

It is astonishing to watch history unfolding in North Africa. For the first time in my memory, Americans are paying attention to the people of the region and not their autocratic rulers. Continue reading

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Elusive : a poem

I would seek that green moisture seeping from underroot tricklets but it was not the season yet though I didn’t know   I am taken by my father to a green Japanese restaurant they eat American because I say I am not ready yet   the perfect season comes I am of age I am ready and … Continue reading

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Who needs eternal life? Not I.

Earth is a pretty nice planet, and it’s especially nice to be alive right now. Antibiotics keep us from dying of minor problems like tooth abscesses; cars are pretty affordable for the average American family; we’re not engaged in a … Continue reading

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