Personalizing Your Comment Avatar

Here’s the link you need to customize the avatar that accompanies your comment below my columns. You’ll need your login and password for WordPress.

I’ve been asked this a lot lately via email, so […]

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2012 has Officially Gone to the Dogs

I’ve not jumped aboard the inane conversation about Seamus on a car roof, except to long ago write that it had shamefully occurred. But the barking has reached epic levels.

Dogs would call their lawyers […]

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Bye Dick, America Thanks You

The New York Times is up with their Dick Clark tribute, here’s what matters:

“I can remember, a vivid recollection, the first time ever in my life I talked to a black teenager on national […]

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Super PACS and Sesame Street: Court OKs Political Ads on Public Broadcasting

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

Isn’t that exciting news? While watching Sesame Street or The News Hour, or listening to Morning Edition or The Thistle and Shamrock, you […]

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Army 82nd Airborne Pose with Afghan Bomber Body Parts

U.S. troops posed with body parts of Afghan bombers
An American soldier says he released the photos to the Los Angeles Times to draw attention to the safety risk of a breakdown in leadership and […]

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Juan Cole on Iran and U.S. Embargo


“These are the most crippling sanctions that have been placed on any country since the case of Iraq in the 1990s. …the U.S. is now engaged in a blockade of Iranian petroleum…. – Juan […]

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Sara Ganim Beats Out the Boys for Pulitzer on Sandusky Story

She loves the crime beat. Now she’s got a 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting to show for it.

Working harder than everyone else is what it takes, especially when you’re a 24 year-old reporter.

From […]

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Ted Nugent Doesn’t Retreat, He Reloads

Of course, Dana Loesch got the follow up story and the quote. Dana and Ted make a perfect media pairing.

From “Dana TV,” via Huffington Post:

“I’m a black Jew at a Nazi-Klan rally,” the […]

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Michelle Obama’s Quote

“Because I am so in. I am so in. I am going to be working so hard. We have an amazing story to tell. This President has brought us out […]

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