Quotes of the Day

“For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die.”   — Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy, 12 August 1980, Democratic National Convention. “There is a new wave of change all around us, and if we set our compass true, we […]

Far left of your FM dial

My father and I disagree on a lot of things, especially politically … but recently, I’ve come to discover that we agree on a few things as well. When people ask me what my political beliefs are, I generally say that I’m on the far left of the FM dial … KZSC 88.1 FM, all […]

Quote of the Day

So let us mark this day with remembrance, of who we are and how far we have traveled. In the year of America’s birth, in the coldest of months, a small band of patriots huddled by dying campfires on the shores of an icy river. The capital was abandoned. The enemy was advancing. The snow […]

Following the rules as a way of protest

Democracy Now! | Posing as a Bidder, Utah Student Disrupts Government Auction of 150,000 Acres of Wilderness for Oil & Gas Drilling In a national broadcast exclusive, University of Utah student Tim DeChristopher explains how he “bought” 22,000 acres of land in an attempt to save the property from drilling. The sale had been strongly […]

Loving the Obama Kool-aid, so far.

Knowing that many of the Obama faithful (and a number of skeptics) have been disappointed with some of his choices to fill various Cabinet positions, I found this article in Thursday’s Financial Times to be quite astute. FT.com / Never mind the team: the president does the moves The campaign poetry is long forgotten. Barack […]

Video Poetry (One World Edition)

BLACK EYED PEAS – WHERE IS THE LOVE? What’s wrong with the world, mama People livin’ like they ain’t got no mamas I think the whole world addicted to the drama Only attracted to things that’ll bring you trauma Overseas, yeah, we try to stop terrorism But we still got terrorists here livin’ In the […]