The practice of shifting clocks twice a year is an annoyance to everyone. Its roots go back to the Enlightenment, when such luminaries as Ben Franklin suggested the practice in part to keep urbanites, who lived by the clock, in better summertime sync with the rural majority who lived by the sun. Back in 1973, […]
Move on is giving away a great bumper sticker. I’m not much for bumper stickers, I’ve only ever had three on my car. My first was years ago, it said, “Indians had bad immigration laws.” My next was during the last presidential election. I can’t remember exactly what it said, but it wasn’t flattering to […]
“If I didn’t care about my kids, I’d have an easier time.” “No real-life problem is ever actually solved, it seems.” For three years, Geri Anderson has worked as a grade school art teacher. She wakes up every day, willing to try her hardest to make a difference in the lives of the students who […]
Here’s what new owner Mark Green has to say about the focus of Air America: Air America will aggressively cover national politics and policies in ways that will be informative, opinionated and entertaining. All three. We’ll be full of news and views. Two views especially. First, America should stop attacking Muslim countries in ways that […]
According to this article, Bush’s troop surge, which was aimed at reducing violence in Baghdad, already shows signs of failure. While violence has fallen inside Baghdad, as you might expect following an influx of U.S. troops, insurgents have simply moved elsewhere, killing American troops and other people in areas not affected by the surge. Bush, […]
I might owe some people an apology. I recently posted about a song from “Scrubs the Musical,” a television episode that aired a few weeks ago. The title of this tune is presumably “Everything comes Down to Poo.” It is a clever and funny tune, but it is also dangerous. For me (hopefully not for you) […]
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