One of my most hated features of American culture is the fawning love for particular capitalists that began in the late 19th century and continues to the present. Whether Carnegie or Ford, Gates or Jo
One thing that drives me nuts is how conservative state Democrats consistently buy into the conventional wisdom that governing to the right and voting with Republicans is how to win an election. Now,
I was introduced recently by a friend with a fetish for artistic preversions to the oeuvre of Ben Garrison. One of Garrison’s tropes is that he normally festoons his creations with copious gra
This is the grave of Gertrude Stein and Alice Toklas. Born in 1874 in Pittsburgh into a pretty wealthy Jewish family, Stein spent a year in Europe as a youngster and then her father became the head of
While the right goes full fascism, writer after writer in mainstream publications, spills much more ink about the horrors of someone confronting Scott Pruitt or Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a restaurant.
To quote June Carter, it’s hotter than a pepper sprout out there, at least in much of the country. And yet, I still need to eat. Other than eating a huge chunk of Limberger to make everyone with
This is the grave of George Kennan. Born in 1904 in Milwaukee to a tax lawyer and his wife who died two months after her baby was born, Kennan was groomed from an early start for a successful career.
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