People have long believed that bad weather is some kind of vengeful divine retribution, punishment for our earthly misbehavior. Certainly in the face of extreme hardship, this is a tempting response, based, perhaps, on guilt.
Ever anxious to placate their base, Republicans are marginalizing themselves so far out of the mainstream that they can kiss the independents who determine Presidential election winners goodbye in 2012.
Next year people will claim the class of 2012 is the future, but how can we possibly predict the future? Well, if we are making it, it's pretty simple. So I say to you 2012, get out. This is our future. Bill Clinton said so.
According to subway posters and people raising awareness outside of City Hall earlier this week, the end of the world is really May 21, 2011! So now it's time to grab your parachute and your bungee chords and try something you've never done before!
This event is more than amazing -- more than the sum of its parts, more than finding hidden treasure and raising funds. It is for raising dignity and saving the lives of LGBTQ people who might otherwise go unnoticed and be left to their own.
"L'Allegro" is an ensemble piece which explodes across the stage in a series of 32 short scenes. There are no sets to speak of, and no story, but each scene works the way a short poem works, or a song.
April was a pretty miserable month for Barack Obama, mostly due to the high price of gasoline at the pump. But May is already shaping up to be one of Obama's best months ever, for one very obvious reason.
Many in the movement are tired, but it is undeniable that Egypt has given Iranians the boost they need. Now, there is a tangible buzz, an excitement in the air that Iran hasn't been felt in over a year.
When you see a great deal of 111, or 3333, or 777 or 666 stop for a second, close your eyes, breathe deeply, and try to pick up messages, clues, sensations, sounds and smells that can relate to what you are going through in life.
We all agree our government needs major restructuring: five agencies that handle housing problems? It's crazy! But an overhaul isn't achievable, and innovation and reconciliation are impossible, if we're all hunkered down feeling unsafe.