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The Yanks Aren't Coming; They're in Sensitvity Training

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I voted for Bill Clinton in 1992. Then I watched him force Navy Seals into Sensitivity Training and send them from Iraq to Bosnia on a bunch of pocket wars that made no damned sense at all. I watched a...More

 

Summer Hopes, Some Are Hopeless

From Egypt's Arab Spring to Morsi's sudden fall, peaceful possibility turned to clash & confrontation as democratic dreams are dashed by death & devastation. Momentum on immigration reform hit a stalemate, talks of job creation turned to threats of a...More

 

It's Politics Stupid!

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In May 2009, former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson wrote an important essay in The Atlantic on the origins and implications of the 2008 financial collapse, called "The Quiet Coup." The financial gloom that swept over the US...More

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One Year After Limbaugh Attack, 2471 Sponsors Lost is No Fluke

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Lest we forget, here are the highlights: Susan Fluke … so much sex she can’t afford her own birth control pills. What does that make her? It makes her a slut right? It makes her a prostitute! She wants to...More

 

This Mayflower brought on by a different kind of shower

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Its December 18th, do you know where your podcast is? Ok so it’s not December 18th. Due to the wonderfully automated customer service at AT&T our material has been held hostage by Internet issues. Listen to episode 39 for a...More

 

No Wake

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We always knew the name Surf Street was dead on. When we were little, a sign that spelled “No Wake” was attached to the telephone pole at the top of the street, for when boats would pass through from Shore...More

 

Twitter and Political Beef Over Embassy Attacks

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Don’t you love how we’ve advanced as a people? 160 characters are able to shake the bones and communicate effectively to this extremely world. At any given moment one is able to know what a political official is thinking, something...More

 

Campaigns Bounce, Then Reality Bites

After the DNC got us re-fired and ready to go the next day's jobs report was ready to stall, so while the Prez enjoys a strong bounce, too many still suffer a weak slide. On Labor Day we honored working...More

 

THE COMING GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS

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I don’t know if the rest of y’all have been watching commodities prices lately, but I have, and what I’m seeing is starting to really scare me. A lot. The Great Drought of 2012 hasn’t yet come to a conclusion,...More

 

The Smile on a Mother’s Face and My Heart is Envious

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Today I’m feeling a little envious of someone. That someone is Michael Phelps. It has nothing to do with his gold medals, his good looks or how much more money he probably has than I. What I do envy him...More