One Coyote, Three Anarchists and a Stool Pigeon

By: Sunday February 20, 2011 9:30 am

Well, now it seems that Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been attacked by one coyote and three “anarchists.” Quite the inspiring credentials for a presidential run, I’d say.

“One Moment in the World’s Salvation”

By: Sunday February 13, 2011 9:30 am

In his song “American Tune,” Paul Simon dreamed of “the Statue of Liberty, sailing away to sea.” I wonder if it will find a more fitting home in the Nile Delta?

Of Petrified Giants and the Credulity Crisis

By: Sunday November 21, 2010 9:30 am

America has a Credulity Crisis. It’s not that we have too little of it, it’s that we have way too much, and a credulity glut is the last thing a democracy needs.

Can Disney’s Davy Crockett Save America?

By: Sunday November 1, 2009 9:30 am

The authoritarian right has created a false image of frontier-style individualism, out of sync with the broad-mindedness of our country’s real frontiersmen. Can Disney’s Davy Crockett save us?

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