Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Weakerthans – Left and Leaving

If you don’t know The Weakerthans, you really should.  Their melodies are simple but their lyrics are beautiful and border on the literary.  Here’s a live version of one of their most popular songs. Advertisements

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Romney Wants Fewer Police, Firefighters, and Teachers?

In a recent Huffington Post columnist and media producer Bob Cesca talked about one of Romney’s latest statements regarding President Obama.  Here’s the quote Cesca investigates: “[Obama] wants to hire more government workers. He says we need more fireman, more … Continue reading

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The Truth About the Economy, with Robert Reich

I’ve read countless explanations of why the economy is struggling to come back around and what we can do to help it along.  Regardless of your philosophical proclivities and political predispositions, there are nice cold numbers to ponder over.  Former … Continue reading

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Stephen Dunn – Poets in Person

I couldn’t help but post this simple but beautifully-rendered video.  Stephen Dunn’s work is excellent and worth reading.

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