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When thinking of banned and contested books, it’s easy to conjure up images of the repression that existed in America during the 1950s. Sure, we’ve all heard of the book burning parties, and we all know that Diary of Anne Frank and Of Mice and…

Sometimes our memories of events become skewed. They get all tangled up in the emotions we were feeling at the time, and the actual facts, the actual words, get lost in the chaos as our brain set’s the memory and files it away for future…

The Boston Tea Party was a protest staged in 1773 against the British Government.  The colonists were protesting taxation without representation. In 2008 elections in the United States, the voter demographics more closely represented the demographics of the United States citizenship than any election in…

After 146 years, Seattle’s oldest newspaper the Seattle Post-Intelligencer shut down print production today.  It’s a sad day for Seattle. The last edition of the PI hit newstands early this morning, and by noon it was impossible to find a copy around the Seattle area,…

The moment Barack Obama officially became the President of the United States, the Presidential website, WhiteHouse.gov, switched over to President Obama’s website.  The new website is built on a much more stable and transparent architecture, and this switch heralds another of many significant changes in…

My goodness the hate mail has been flying around this past week. Lies, hate and bigotry are all alive and well in America, my friends, and for some reason, they’re congregating in my email in-box. I had to read through my spam box just to…

We found some awesome Rednecks for Obama bumper stickers and T-shirts. Then Aaron decided to redneck his facial hair. “We Hunt, Fish, Drink Beer and Support Barack Obama” rednecks4obama.com  

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