Humorists and comedians are a curious bunch. Quixotic by nature, they want so desperately to live in a world of decency, fairness and goodness, and in Stewart's case, in a world where the media grew some cajones.
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Thank you Michael Bloomberg for turning my personal philosophy on its ear.
Friday, February 20, 2009, marks the 42nd birthday of Nirvana rock legend Kurt Cobain. I learned through Kurt Cobain that there's a dark side to every light, and a silver lining to every cloud.
It's one of those weird things, the patriotic hymns of your youth still live in your heart somewhere, despite all the things you learn in the meantime.
If we can dream it, it is possible. A battle to revitalize the human spirit requires no enemies, and a revolution of peace requires no violence.
The tears running down my face last night and this morning were of something so much more than happiness, so much more than simple relief. They were an exhalation.
It's over. The long primary season and the fight for the presidency are finished. Everything crystallized on the night of November 4th when Barack O...
Obama's brand involves a new kind of politics, something that doesn't involve political expediency -- which is why it was a blunder to flip flop on public campaign finance for the general election.
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