Month: January 19, 2009

Jan 19,2009

Obama rama rama

The days of bread and circuses have begun. Having unwittingly put myself on the hook for 10,000 words of writing by the end of the month, I couldn’t go to...

Jan 18,2009

24

Against my better judgment, I tuned into the new season of 24, airing now. After watching the first episode, I came to the conclusion that the producers of the show,...

Jan 17,2009

Historical illiteracy

How historically illiterate do you have to be to write a post like this, a post that ignores some pretty basic, fundamental, and scarring moments from very recent American history…unless,...

Jan 16,2009

Why Hamas will win the war in Gaza

Word is a ceasefire in Gaza will be reached before Obama’s inauguration, at the very latest, if not a couple days before. It’s still unclear what gains Israel has made,...

Jan 16,2009

Blow, blow, thou winter wind

Right now in Chicago with its subzero temperatures, you would think we were living through a nuclear winter to hear the media tell it. How refreshing to read this paean...