When Your Neighbor is a Stranger

So we’re going to go sit in on a panel discussion this evening called When Your Neighbor is a Stranger. (Warning, we were advised that registration has already ended so the form that that link leads to may not be valid today.) We’re not really sure what to expect, since this isn’t the sort of […]

That Frothy Mix: Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

“There are no second acts in American lives” is a famous quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald. Hardball host Chris Matthews is often fond of adapting that to say that ‘There are no second acts in American politics.’ Matthews is a pretty bright guy and usually knows his stuff, but on this point he’s dead wrong. […]

Trayvon Martin: Our Bi-Weekly Political Roundup

You don’t need us to tell you who Trayvon Martin is or what happened to him or how fucked up it all is. It’s been on the front page of every newspaper and website for more than a month now. It’s the most important thing in America. Believe it or not, this blog has very […]