Month: July 2008

The 9% Factor…

That’s the number of Americans who still think that Congress is doing a good job… 9%. This weekend (July 17–20, 2008) there are two simultaneous political blogging conventions taking place in Austin, Texas. The 3rd annual gathering of what was …

Remembering Angela Davis…

It may be Howard Zinn‘s influence that always causes me to repeat a silent mantra, “History, whose-story,” each time I consider how historians mark the record. Despite the fact that we now use video and the rising voice of the …

Hummer Heads West… Guns a blazin’

On July 19, the Army will be taking their computer simulation, called the “Virtual Army Experience” to Duluth, for the Duluth Air Show. The exhibit allows children as young as 13 to practice firing a machine gun at life-sized images …