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Entries by Peter Clothier from 10/2008

Man vs. Woman: The VP Debate

| Posted 10.03.2008 | Healthy Living

I take great pleasure in sitting in a circle of men. Not that I don't appreciate feminine energy, but it is different in a way that I'd be hard put to describe or even define.

Dear Senator McCain

| Posted 10.07.2008 | Politics

I am a serious person and I take our national predicament seriously. I expect and demand better of you, Senator. This is not a game.

Dump Palin

| Posted 10.13.2008 | Politics

As a non-Republican who devoutly hopes for an Obama victory in November, I am reluctant to offer sound advice to Senator John McCain...

Infant Mortality -- and Abortion: A U.S. Scandal

| Posted 10.16.2008 | Politics

Given the advanced state of our medical knowledge and the technology at our disposal, infant mortality is also a choice we make, as a society. What moral universe do we live in, that we permit ourselves to do this?

Country First?

| Posted 10.17.2008 | Politics

"Country first" is precisely the wrong slogan for a twenty-first century political campaign, and one that sends precisely the wrong message to the rest of the world.

Electoral College: A Nightmare Scenario

| Posted 10.27.2008 | Politics

It's my personal belief that if John McCain wins this election, this "democracy" as we know and preach it will have shown itself to be irremediably broken.