Despite recent setbacks, I’m so much better off than I was this time last year, I think. I have good friends and interesting things to do, so it’s not my personal life that makes me so happy to see 2011 go. I’ve been working hard to get mentally and physically healthy and making real progress. […]
Monthly Archive for December, 2011
The best-ever New Year’s Eve movie ever is a fairly grim comedy, but Billy Wilder, the brilliant director/writer, knew exactly when to lighten it up. More here.
Obama signs NDAA – with reservations. The new law now requires military custody for any suspect who is a member of al-Qaida or “associated forces” and involved in planning or attempting to carry out an attack on the United States or its coalition partners. The president or a designated subordinate may waive the military custody […]
Some good, lots more bad. Here’s hoping for a better year!
Sometimes, even the GOP’s big dogs can’t ensure victories by little dogs such as Maine Gov. Paul LePage. More here.
Editor’s note: This is fake. But, unfortunately, not fake enough. DES MOINES, IOWA — In response to sagging poll numbers ahead of Tuesday’s caucuses, Republican presidential hopeful and former frontrunner Newt Gingrich unveiled a plan to decouple wages from jobs that he insists will bolster a struggling economy. The plan, Gingrich’s first major policy announcement […]