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Hobby Lobby asks Supremes to burn the rule of law on corporate altar

  There’s an old rule about taking any kind of pledge. Once taken, that pledge is immediately broken, thanks to circumstances too overwhelming to ignore. To wit, Hobby Lobby and my promise to never tread on the topic of religion […]

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

Crazy From the Heat

Is Global Warming Responsible for This Record Breaking Heat? http://s3.amazonaws.com/Nortonsnest/008-NortonsNest-crazyheat-20120810.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download