Time To Walk The Talk, Mr. President

This past weekend, the Washington Post ran a piece by Peter Wallsten which informed readers that Obama plans to turn anti-Wall Street anger on Mitt Romney, Republicans. In it, we learn that President Obama and his team have decided to turn public anger at Wall Street into a central tenet of their reelection strategy. and also that Obama aides point to recent surveys that show anger at Wall Street...

We Really ARE the Ones We've Been Waiting For, Barack

Because my wife and I gave rather freely in the 2008 election cycle, we are apparently on every shared-donor list in existence, at least the ones that are to the left of, say, the average tea-party fundraising list. Today, there was yet another one, from "OFA" - which, I note, is no longer "Organizing For America," and has gone back to being what it initially was: "Obama For America." Here's the...

Connecting the Dots

The future of a civilization depends on our overcoming the meaninglessness and hopelessness which characterizes the thought of men today. ~ Albert Schweitzer This Saturday, the Occupy Wall Street protests will be two weeks old. Several days ago, I had written the start of a post I'd tentatively titled "Protesting: Ur Doin' It Wrong," centering on my frustration with the response of numerous...