Archive for December 2012

Fiscal Cliff Job Opening

Job title: Hero Qualifications: Current office-holder in U.S. House or Senate, or President of U.S. Skill set: Conflict resolution, creative negotiation, self-preservation Personal characteristics: Courage, intelligence, desire to keep job (if President, desire to be remembered as the guy who didn’t let us go over the cliff), plus willingness to come back from vacation early.... Read more »

Sandy Hook School Shooting: What Can We Do?

What you see in the Connecticut school shooting depends on which knothole you peer through. The facts remain the same: twenty children killed, and six adults, in what should be the safest of all places, an elementary school. Is it gun violence that you see through your knothole? Or inadequate mental health laws? Or matricide... Read more »