The Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library is on a public university (UT-Austin), is free with a suggested donation ($10 for an adult, which I gladly gave) and is monitored by friendly elderly people. The George W. Bush Presidential Library is… Read More ›
In The Road to Wigan Pier, George Orwell said that while he wasn’t a manual laborer of any sort, he figured he could pass for a poor gardener or a “tenth-rate farm hand” if he had to. But, while he… Read More ›
Sometimes Quickly, Sometimes Slowly: The Obama and Bush Approaches to Disaster Management
One of the hallmarks of the George W. Bush administration was that their realities were oftentimes more absurd than the parodies created to mock them. Nothing Jon Stewart and his boys cooked up in a writers meeting could have been… Read More ›
Hey Sandy, Have You Picked Your Target Yet?
It’s beginning to look like neglecting to mention climate change on the campaign trail is no safeguard against mother nature having a say in how these elections turn out. With only 10 days left before the 2012 presidential election, severe… Read More ›