Our politics depends on a profound desire for certainty, and an equally profound pessimism. We have to be right; our guys have to get elected. If they don't, the world will fall apart. Watch the faces of the TV talking heads; behind their anger, you'll see terror.
Regardless of which area of your life where you find yourself most ambivalent, you won't move forward until you allow yourself to take charge and make the best decision you can with the information you have available to you.
President Obama is on vacation. This fact is being subject to ridicule from Republicans, and their enablers in the media. Which has prompted me to -- in the fashion of Bill Maher -- come up with a New Rule.
There is a secret in the air, one of those secrets that most people ignore but still feel: Each and every one of us is vulnerable, scared, and even more so when that part of our inner being goes denied.