The Me Generation, or Generation Text?

Look: when the Republicans of Iowa can’t even count their own votes in their own private caucuses, having made it a national showpiece and with plenty of advance warning, I have NO expectation of normalcy or sanity in the aftermath of that Continue reading

Congressional Sponsors Angry After SOPA/PIPA Votes Delayed

Wednesday’s massive Internet protest against two controversial anti-piracy bills appeared to have some effect, as congressional leaders agreed to put off a vote on the legislation. However, it’s obvious that the fight isn’t over for opponents who contend the bills are so broadly written that they could lead to unchecked … Continue reading

Iconic Singer Etta James Dead at 73

    Blues, Jazz, R& B legend Etta James has passed away. She was 73. According to her longtime manager and friend, Lupe De Leon, Etta James “died from complications from leukemia with her husband, Artis Mills, and her sons by her side.” Etta James was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. She also suffered … Continue reading

Outsourcing America’s Health Care

“Ola, Amigo! Pack your bags, we’re going to Mexico!” bubbled Dr. Franklin Peterson Comstock III, faux physician and money-maker. “Yeah, I could use a decent vacation,” I replied, figuring he’d pay for both of us since he had just set the world record for the most nose jobs in a … Continue reading