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Archive for June, 2008

(A House Divided): On Obama’s Finance Flip-Flop

June 29th, 2008

By conviction alone the pragmatist falls. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

On Memorium: Remembering Tim Russert

June 22nd, 2008

On Memoriam: Remembering Tim Russert Tim, you kept a solid rhythm. All these other Marchtimes tense my neck, but you played it true. Tragedy marks the best of revolutions. I’m not one to quibble over contexts if it marks my advantage, and in this respect I am your lesser. So while I’d spin you a [...]

On Feeding Your Family the American Way

June 15th, 2008

On Feeding Your Family the American Way It took up the back of a Betty Crocker Box, its copyright from circa ’58: Here’s a seasonal treat the family will clamor for every even autumn. John McCain will serve 4-6 broiled, 6-10 baked and the huddled masses one town hall at a time. Take one God-fearing, [...]

On the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Had to Do

June 6th, 2008

On the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Had to Do Hillary, I think we need to go on break. **** I still love you, please remember that. It’s just that, well…I’m not attracted to you anymore. It’s your art. I’m sorry, don’t get mad please. Please, just stop. I’m trying to help you, Hillary! Don’t you [...]

Summer Update: Dylan’s Claim

June 1st, 2008

“Dylan’s Claim” is a novella I wrote over the course of nine months, from June to February of 2006-2007. It’s available for download now in the stories section. Click here to learn more.