Tim Norton

So over Sochi

As I write this, the Putin Games are entering their second week. Between the regular reports of orange water coming out of the taps, unfinished hotel rooms and displaced locals made homeless in favor of still unfinished Olympic venues, my […]

Lesson learned.

In a much earlier post, (Dear John…, May 13, 2012) I formalized my break up with the Boston Red Sox. The incomprehensible World Series title just delivered by the Olde Towne Team would not have brought me back into the […]

A beautiful funeral

A beautiful funeral

On this somber occasion, allow me to say a few brief words over the body of The Bill of Rights. Is this overly dramatic? Just gaze on this beautiful corpse and pose the question once again. Glance at those orderly […]

We are all hostages

We are all hostages

  As the 112th Congress skulks out of town after their Fiscal Cliff zombie walk on New Year’s Eve, the unvarnished obstruction of the GOP can be seen without makeup, good lighting and artfully placed mirrors. President Obama predictably failed […]

The Flat Earth Party bites its wounds

The Flat Earth Party bites its wounds

  With the presidential election safely behind us, Senator Mitch McConnell is already tapping donors for the unnamed automaton that

Zeroes and ones

Zeroes and ones

  So Frankenstorm is winding down with all of the once in a generation mayhem and destruction unfolding as predicted. Manhattan is underwater, the

The Man Who Wasn’t There

The Man Who Wasn’t There

If half of life is just showing up, President Barack Obama may well have shown up for only half of his projected two four year terms

Free Fallin’

Free Fallin’

He’s in free fall now. It’s terminal velocity time for Mitt Romney and the only question is if a well placed wagon of hay is going save him from

Mitt Whiffs at GOP Convention

Mitt Whiffs at GOP Convention

  The GOP Offers the Same Toxic Vision for Bush’s Third Term http://s3.amazonaws.com/Nortonsnest/010-NortonsNest-Mittwhiffs-20120831.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Julian Assange and the Politics of Virtue

Is Ecuador Harboring a Revolutionary or a Criminal? http://s3.amazonaws.com/Nortonsnest/009-NortonsNest-heyjules-20120817.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download