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Entries by Peter Clothier from 09/2008

In Praise of Prius

| Posted 09.02.2008 | Healthy Living

We just got back home from a 3,200 mile journey in our Toyota Prius. My wife Ellie, myself, and George the dog. We all fit in the car in perfect com...

Scrappy -- Or Dignified? It's Our Choice

| Posted 09.05.2008 | Politics

These thoughts arise from my observation of McCain and his vaunted willingness to take a risk and, when all else fails, to throw the hail-Mary pass.

Turn It Off: Political Lies

| Posted 09.09.2008 | Politics

This morning even I, a self-confessed news junkie, reached for the off button on the remote to tune out the morning news. The reason? The report that ...

Andrea Mitchell (et al.): Bias

| Posted 09.16.2008 | Media

In reporting on the two candidates responses to Wall Street, Mitchell saw fit to introduce and conclude her commentary with a snide reference to a long-scheduled Obama fundraiser with Barbra Streisand.

Bill Maher's Rants, and How to Talk to Independent Voters

| Posted 09.25.2008 | Politics

If Democrats continue to follow this path of righteousness and blame, they will win no converts among those who still remain to be convinced.

Propelling Obama Into Office

| Posted 09.30.2008 | Politics

I shamed myself a couple of nights ago, at dinner time, by turning two young democratic workers away from my door on the pretext that "I'm doing what I can." I thought first and only about my dinner getting cold.