Early on in my married life, I was introduced to a Greek Orthodox tradition that involved showing up at the church with cups of a dish made (I think) from rice, cinnamon, and raisins and serving it to the congregants as they left the church. The ritual had something to do with remembering the dead..
I’m pretty sure I know who you #NeverTrump people are. You are people of some faith, most likely. You are trying to make a living, and you are annoyed that a growing class of people don’t even care about making a living–and you make those coasting privileges possible. You couldn’t believe the America you love..
I’m a bit of a political purist, but I’m getting sick of my own tribe. We’re so pure, we stink of defeat. Yes, okay, there is massive corruption in the Republican party. Yes, there really is an establishment apparatus that creates the likes of a George W. Bush who is gentle with Barack Obama and..
Leave Style Issues to Lindsay Graham, please. We’re talking about the Leadership of the Free World Okay, I didn’t catch it all, but I did watch the warm-up show with Petaki, Graham, Jindal and Santorum, 3PM Pacific on CNN. (The air time alone would make me feel like the only adult playing in the little..
Big Government Republicans I always thought of my father as a reasonably successful businessman, but he characterized himself, and those of us in the small business world, as “goons.” I remember this term feeling slightly at odds with the life he had built for us: he employed all of his children in the family business..
If the Iphone were designed by political consultants it would still have a rotary dial, and it would cost $29 — and it wouldn’t do much of anything, because consultants would be careful to assume no customer, ever, can really be talked into, or out of any purchasing predisposition. No one will pay more, for..