Duck Dynasty Star Cooked His Own Goose

The morality judging, conservative, Constitution clingers in the right wing are pouring on the support for Duck Dynasty star, Phil Robertson, who cooked his own goose in a recent interview with GQ Magazine. His no holds barred sort of interview has landed him in hot water and he was put on indefinate “hiatus” … Continue reading

If we are serious about protecting our privacy, let’s have that discussion

when you cede secret powers that remain unchecked and untested (Constitutionally) you all but guarantee the abuse of that power. Rather than continue the venerable National Anthem with the outmoded, “Land of the Free and Home of the Brave,” let’s change it to the more modern and trendy “Land of the Subjugated and Home of the Terrified.” Continue reading

Secretary of State John Kerry on ‘This Week’

In an exclusive interview with ABC’s Martha Raddatz for “This Week,” Secretary of State John Kerry said, “the United States had not abandoned former FBI agent Robert Levinson — the 65-year-old American who went missing in Iran seven years ago — and said he was personally involved in the effort … Continue reading

Legendary Actor, Peter O’Toole Dies at 81

Legendary actor, Peter O’Toole has passed away, he was 81. O’Toole rocketed to fame in David Lean’s epic masterpiece Lawrence of Arabia in 1962. He was eloquent, dashing and seemed to spring out of nowhere. Peter O’Toole was “born in Ireland and grew up in Leeds, Yorkshire.” After honing his acting skills … Continue reading

Secretary of State John Kerry Returns to Mekong Delta

Secretary of State John Kerry returned to the muddy waters of the Mekong Delta this weekend, decades after commanding a Swift Boat there during the Vietnam War.  Serving in that war would ultimately turn Kerry against the war and take him full circle from military service, to activist, to decades of public … Continue reading

Sandy Hook – Our Children, Their Environment

This article originally appeared in The Democratic Daily on December 20, 2012. It is re-posted today because in a year little has changed – and the message is timeless. We cannot understand what happens in the universe. What is glorious in it is united with what is full of horror. What … Continue reading