A new tradition for Groundhog Day

2012 “Regular” Groundhog Report: On Thursday morning, February 2nd, Punxstuawney Phil “saw his shadow”. So, six more weeks of winter. Story at the Washington Post: here. On Long Island, Holtsville Hal DID NOT see his shadow, and thus predicts an early Spring. (as per Newsday). ______________ Over at Peace Couple, Ian Wilder writes about a […]

CNN “drops” as US soldier discusses his wish for peace (and support for Ron Paul)

This is amazing…an amazing coincidence…

Tragic Shopping: Words found while looking for Black Friday shopping statistics

Kw writes: I could just sit down and cry after reading these words. Yesterday, I participated in Buy Nothing Day. It is an attempt to boycott hyper-consumerism, and support the idea that people and workers should have one day of relaxation, instead of shopping stress. I thought “fear shopping” was bad enough, when people are […]

An NPR resignation: And, about a possible NPR slant

Today, Wednesday, March 9, 2001, Vivian Schiller, the head of US National Public Radio (NPR) has resigned, in the midst of controversial, anti-conservative comments, made by another NPR executive and captured on undercover video. The breaking story at BBC is here. As BBC and others have noted, conservatives complain that NPR has a bias. I […]

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