Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Rocky Mountain News: How Politics Really Works

There is a little to much oversimplification of the Democratic position on the Estate Tax in this piece. The momentum of the movement to legalize gay marriage is also a bit overstated. However, this side by side comparison of two issues does a decent job of showing how the two parties do more to serve themselves than the electorate. Most importantly, its conclusion is amusing and not too outlandish.

Hence we'll soon be a nation in which the rich gay married couples will pay no estate taxes.

Due Diligence: Jerry McNerney -- Democratic Nominee in CA-11

Monday, June 26, 2006

Wasington Post: Why So Lonesome?

Okay, so this is not really about political moderation of any kind, but it does advocate energy conservation, kind of, and does center on bringing Americans closer together. It is certainly worth a glance.

Thursday, June 15, 2006


BBC: ICC Presents Findings to UN

This is progress, but while the UN temporizes, another day in this genocide comes and goes. I suppose we as a global community are getting better at this, as compared to Armenia and the Nazi Holocaust, but it pains me to think that we can not take more decisive action more quickly. Let us keep our sight toward strengthening our will as a people after the muderous crime has ended so that the next time it will be harder, perhaps impossible, to perpetrate.

Washington Post: For the Youngest Victims the Scars Are More Than Skin Deep

Washington Post: Are Evangelicals Shifting Gears?

Saturday, June 03, 2006

WSJ Opinion Journal: The Partisan Divide, Between the Parties and the People

Finally something from Peggy Noonan that makes a bit of sense. Unfortunately, she happens to have found a clue just in time to recognize that there are no viable options yet for the masses of disaffected citizens tired of the diametrically opposed and yet seemingly aligned political parties.

She is well on her way.