“A writer is someone who is interested in all the arts, in politics, and of course the psychology of people. Someone passionate about everything.”
– Susan Sontag, Radio France Interview (“Regarding Susan Sontag,” from HBO)

An excerpt from the latest book by Taylor Marsh:

…This is the heart of infidelity – physical lust and longing that are separate from love. Having the ability to live in the eye of passion blocking all else out, not allowing the complications of feelings and emotions to enter the arena of desire. Nothing exists but two human animals finding their way to erotic release. Carnality can catch you up in its vortex where you find yourself doing things you never dreamed of before. Sexual acts of unbounded moral lethality or unlimited imagination can take you over a pleasure cliff you never knew existed, and over which you feel you have no control. When an affair is moored in the physical alone, no earthly responsibilities attached, the escape works like a narcotic. It becomes an obsession, and is equally as deadly as any drug. […]

It’s Back to Motorcross for Jon Huntsman

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. ““ Jon Huntsman will drop out of the GOP presidential race Monday morning and endorse Mitt Romney, POLITICO has confirmed. Huntsman will endorse Romney in a speech at 11 a.m. Monday […]

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Stephen Colbert, Ron Paul and Others Take on Republicans and Democrats

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As much as our national media deserves criticism, a central focus in my book, some are at least offering alternative candidates airtime. […]

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Romney Takes Big Lead in South Carolina

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Mitt Romney’s opened a whopper of a lead in South Carolina. Who says negative attacks can’t work, this time in reverse, especially when they shoot as wildly as When Mitt […]

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Margaret Thatcher Deserves Better

This film is dreadful.

If the trailer above was actually representative of the final product you would have had something worthy of the woman who ruled Great Britain with an iron will. However, the trailer […]

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Political Junky Thread, with Jimmy Fallon

It’s Saturday night and the floor is yours.

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Obama’s Keynote at Bank of America Stadium?

Art offers his perspective as a movement progressive activist.

So what are Democrats getting out of our president when it comes to issues like being forceful against the ruthless practices of big banks?

How […]

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Queer Talk: Of course there are differences between Republicans and Democrats on LGBT equality

Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer.

Or more accurately, there are differences among Republicans and among Democrats on LGBTs, as well as differences between parties. Big picture, though, I don’t […]

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Israel’s ‘False Flag’ Op, Posing as C.I.A.

The most interesting article you’ll read today is my must read for Saturday.

It comes from Foreign Policy’s Mark Perry:

Buried deep in the archives of America’s intelligence services are a series of memos, written during […]

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Dash of Dan: Triple Chocolate Cookies

One is a lonely number.

A cookie that incorporates chocolate 3 ways, (because really, 3 isn’t a crowd when it comes to chocolate)

Perfect for fans of dark chocolate, the dough has a heavy handful of […]

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