The rabid nature of modern politics, with its zealous "with us or against us" rhetoric, and increasing complexity that requires studious investments simply to decipher any true agendas, has sadly made patriotism a divisive political sentiment. Perhaps this is the reason for the recent popularity of ... More >>
Guys, guys, guys--biggest news ever! R&B superstar Usher is eating vegan! And he wants the Biebs to go vegan too! I effing love Usher like whoa so I'm super pleased. Hopefully he will make the whole leap once he gets a little further into veganhood. And then JB will go vegan and make a line of ve ... More >>
It's a shame the "Shit X says" meme is dying out, because Rick Santorum is on a roll. In related news, the "Rick Roll" meme seems to be dying out, too. Shame, that. It was American philosopher George Santayana who famously noted that "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." B ... More >>
The most prominent political action committee fighting passage of Proposition 23, which would suspend climate-change legislation approved by California in 2006, has published a new banjo-music video online that attacks the out-of-state oil interests helping to fund the initiative.
Send Lawyers, Guns and Money: Dina LaPoltThis Thursday, San Francisco State University hosts "The New Deal: 360 & Beyond," a one-day seminar and discussion on the new record label contract. A "360 Deal" is an agreement between artist and label which covers not only record sales, but also ... More >>
Library of CongressFor sale once more?In 1863, Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring illegal the sale, purchase, or ownership of living human products, known then as people.In 2009, Barack Obama signed an order lifting restrictions on federal funding of stem cell research,& ... More >>
Aaron Loeb's latest lets the audience decide.
The election of Barack Obama imbues The America Play with new meaning.
George Bernard Shaw tackles Brit reserve during the American Revolution.
The city's new New Deal: Privatizing public parks
CSA envisions life today if the South had won the war
National Treasure makes us long for good Nic Cage movies ... like Con Air
The shockingly interconnected lives of JFK, Lincoln, Johnny Cash, and John Ritter
Ambrose Bierce Street
American Red Cross
George Washington finds beauty in the midst of overwhelming sadness and waste