Modern serfdom in America

. The rich, in America, are flirting with revolution, among the rank and file members of this, The Totally Screwed Generation. They need to look at the whole situation a bit more realistically. They either need to work to restore a healthy and robust middle class economy – the one they are primarily responsible for…

Beliefs hazardous to World Health

  I generally spend a good deal of time and effort suggesting folks would do well to retire many of their absolutist and fundamentalist religious views, for those more psychologically healthy views of human spirituality, and morality.  Based on those innate human values we share with virtually all other human beings on the planet. I…

Jack Garmond

Jack Germond, 1928 – 2013 RIP

Jack W. Germond, syndicated columnist and political pundit – best remembered, by me, as the acerbic liberal voice on the conservative TV show, The McLaughlin Group – has died.  He was 85. I still smile when I remember the particular rejoinder Jack deigned to offer one of the other panelists, on one particular show, when…

Charles-Darwin

Defending Darwinian Evolution

– or – Why you never heard one damn thing about evolution in school     I don’t know if it’s just because it’s a favorite subject of mine (it is), or that I’m just easily seduced into sticking up for it (I know …), but the muse need hardly apply, when tangling with an…