“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. […]
Taking away people’s rights to access the courts is not that new for corporations. It has been going on for more than 25 years. It has been done through legislation, judicial elections, contractually and […]
Many conservative activists, while not especially enthusiastic about Romney or his establishment backers, are appalled by the odd turn of campaign rhetoric in the closing days of New Hampshire, with Newt Gingrich and Jon […]
**Book winner update below**
“I think there are at least 3 tickets out of New Hampshire.” – Jon Huntsman on CNN
…and Mr. Huntsman got that ticket by coming in third.
Romney Wins New Hampshire
Ron Paul Second
In our New Year’s poll, when asked what news event they fear most about 2012, Americans by a margin of two-to-one said Obama’s reelection. Only 16 percent said they fear the Democrat won’t win […]
Last week was busy for me. One interview I did was for the UK Guardian, which is up today:
Does the GOP have a woman problem?
They have a nice ending quote buy me, but […]
Taking Mitt Romney’s statement about “firing people” out of context is all the rage, but it’s wrong. Romney’s problem is that he’s the guy saying it and people likely stop listening before the context […]
Maybe Obama reelect can finally get a day off, if for no other reason than to watch the coming onslaught. They’ve certainly done the job on Romney Republicans seemed too squeamish to do […]
I’m just not seeing the offense. An “offensive oral sex joke”?
Over at Slate, Torie Bosch is incensed by Gov. Chris Christie’s banter with hecklers yelling at him “Christie kills jobs.” She works overtime […]
The percentage of Americans identifying as political independents increased in 2011, as is common in a non-election year, although the 40% who did so is the highest Gallup has measured, by one percentage point. […]