Fear the Walking Dead

We live in uncertain times. We wonder about the future, about how we got where we are and what will happen next. How will we survive? How will we protect our families from the onslaught? We debate building walls to keep out people who some of us believe are out to destroy us. Others think ...

Buying the vote 2

I read an article in an English language Indian paper yesterday about the upcoming elections. The article was about the various political parties public debate about what gifts they will give to people for voting for them. Apparently, a common gift to a voter is gold, but the price of gold has gone up considerably ...

Tamils on Parade

Tamils on Parade
Click the pic to go to the video. Nice to see a Tamil not only prominent on the American scene (MIA has been nominated for a Grammy and an Oscar this year), but one who also takes her heritage seriously. After the jump, some disturbing footage of the slaughter of civilians going on right now ...

A new day 1

I am a mix of emotions tonight. I watched the inauguration at work with a dozen or so of my coworkers, a steely veneer masking the emotion of the moment. I joked about Cheney in a wheelchair; mocked George Bush, Senior’s, odd choice of headwear; laughed at the Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery’s benediction (“let ...

Leave it to the Onion

Leave it to the Onion
ROFL. Still.

Inauguration Day 1

Don’t want to brave the crowds in DC next Tuesday? There are oh so many ways to watch, this being one of my favorites. Counting down!

Government Bailout

Government Bailout
Wanna see how big the government bailout is? Check out this little graphic from voltagecreative.com.

History Made

History Made
Of all the papers I’ve seen today, the San Francisco Chronicle had the best front page. No words needed. See more at the Huffington Post.

Not my fault 1

I certainly hope this doesn’t happen to me.

Corrupticut Does Something Right

My old state, Connecticut, has done something right. The CT Supreme Court ruled that the state’s civil union law violates the civil rights of homosexuals. Separate ain’t equal, folks. Way to go CT!