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As the Election Year Heats up: A Few Thoughts on Our Noisy, Noisy Democracy

A comedian told a joke once about how so often, when he paused to reflect on his life thus far, he realized what a jerk he had been about five years ago. After doing this several times over the course of a few decades (realizing that five years prior he had been quite the jerk), it finally dawned on him that he's more than likely being quite the jerk right now. That's why older people tend to be more quiet, he said.
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November 6, 1968

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (5 months ago)

Forty Five years ago today November 6th was also a Wednesday but one that changed the course of my life.  It was the day after a National election.  I woke up that morning realizing that everyone I had voted for had lost and then tr... Read Post

Is L.A.'s Public Transit a Joke? This Comedian Sure Hopes So

Society & Culture : Good Blog (3 years ago)

"Five years ago, I tried to run a car on vegetable oil and take a stand against big oil," remembers Los Angeles actress and comedian Kristina Wong. "When my idealism—specifically, the car—almost killed me and my finances, I realized... Read Post

He Has Risen

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (yesterday)

Far too often, we get so caught up in the daily political back and forth that we forget to pause and take some time for reflection. This week, people of faith are celebrating important holidays--religious days where we are called no... Read Post


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