Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Resolutions: Dream Good and Stay Glad

By: Thursday January 2, 2014 6:30 pm

Not only did the legendary folk musician set 33 resolutions– but his resolutions included things like: #15 Learn People Better and #20 Dream Good and #31 Love Everybody.

 

‪#‎HopefulNewYear‬ Project: 2014 (Video)

By: Thursday January 2, 2014 4:14 pm

Mic Check!

A group of Occupy activists, in conversation on social media chat, thought about how to get the messages of what we stand for in all of our efforts.  Too often the mainstream media can cloud a message of a movement.  We are not strictly complaining, we want to solve these problems.

What’s Your “Better” New Year’s Resolution?

By: Saturday December 28, 2013 5:18 pm

Casting aside the ‘traditionalism” for What’s Best, I have downsized my Hope and Aspiration to one of what’s “better” for me and my Extended Family, and thusly, the politics that I will encounter and address, when it comes to the Big Transition, or the inevitable move from a white Democracy and into a brown Democracy, suggests to me that a “pool” of talent for the Oval Office, requires that I consider, not populism, but prudence.

Pull Up a Chair: Up the Resolution!

By: Saturday December 28, 2013 4:00 am

The New Year is all but here. What’s on your RESOLUTIONS list? Sadly, I can’t think of one resolution I ever made that I’ve stuck to, and it’s not that I’m perfect just the way I am. Cynically, I slack off even making any. But this year is different, not only am I going to [...]

Over Easy – Happy New Year!

By: Tuesday January 1, 2013 6:14 am

Good morning everyone, and welcome to 2013. I hope it’s a fantastic year for all of you.

Ho Ho Ho

By: Sunday December 23, 2012 9:30 am

I’ve been listening to a radio station that’s playing a good number of the pop and rock versions of Christmas carols, the kind that were all the rage on the AM dial in late ‘50s and early ‘60s. There is something innocent about these Cold War-era songs. Bing Crosby’s hit, “Do You Hear What I Hear,” was written in response to the Cuban Missile Crisis. At Christmas, we could carol a crisis away.

Of course, when not listening to these songs recently I’m covered in contemporary tales of armed schoolhouses and political cliffs of different kinds.

My New Year’s Resolutions

By: Saturday December 31, 2011 5:00 pm

Exercise.

Lose weight.

Be nicer.

Work with not just this year but many future years and generations and centuries in mind.

Late Night: Official “Most Memorable List of the Oughts” List! Hooray!

By: Saturday January 2, 2010 8:02 pm

So the most amazingly awesome American decade since at least the 1930s has sputtered and wheezed and expired in the gutter after puking its guts out into the Dustbin of History. I will always remember the 00s every bit as fondly, and hopefully as hazily, as one might recall a hangover induced by too much $2 tequila.

Conservative Wishful Thinking Predictions For 2010

By: Friday January 1, 2010 6:01 pm

Inspired by BT’s recap of National Review’s predictions for 2009, I have decided to compile my own list of wishful conservative predictions for the new year.

Say “Twenty-Ten”

By: Friday January 1, 2010 5:00 pm

The grammar police have a point: you don’t say your birth year is “one thousand nine hundred fifty three” if you were born in 1953. So let’s kick off this New Year right and discard the superflous “two thousand” in our nomenclature for the year. Just say “twenty-ten!”

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