Mitch McConnell urges Obama to move to the left?!?

You’ve probably seen one of the many, many articles which list ways in which President Obama has governed to the right of President Reagan. This point of view is a little skewed in that what qualifies as the center in American politics has moved so far to the right over the last 30 years that […]

April 18 is a very special day!

Twenty-six years ago today, Ronald Wilson Reagan, the President of the United State of America, signed the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Even though Reagan isn’t my favorite former U.S. President, I have to give him kudos for signing this document. The Convention declares that the […]

A Proposal For a 13-Month Calendar

Alrighty, I have an idea I’d like to share with you both all, and I think it’s a good one. Here’s the pitch: A 13-month calendar is, for many reasons, a much better thing than a 12-month calendar. It makes so man things easier when every month is the same length. You just tack a […]