Fables of the Deconstruction

Will you love me tomorrow?

Arguably the greatest single achievement by the writing team of Carole King and Gerry Goffin, the song avoids any specific sexual reference, but you don’t have to be a young woman of da

Summary of My Discontent

Keep laughter alive

When Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced their rally, my wife Mary and I immediately made plans to attend.

Raised Relief

Posse Comitatus

It’s been tumultuous, and, at times, it has felt like the oppressive weight of rancorous stupidity might finally squeeze what remains of our collective rationality and humanity into a s

Guest Commentary

The dehumanization of government

During the last four years, I have spent significant time with members of Congress. In fact, when Congress was in session, one member was my roommate in Washington.

Fables of the Deconstruction

What I like about you

On the other hand, recognizing a panoply of brilliant mysteries within this (so-called) reality, I have devised a personal response that recognizes a kind of divinity that makes church attend

Summary of My Discontent

Sit back, relax and enjoy your flight

Despite federal law, we won’t insult your intelligence by describing how to buckle a seatbelt.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Louisville wins best (gay) city

I showed up for the Louisville Youth Group’s Forum, hosted by the Metro United Way, which brought together 40 organizations and a packed house of individuals from Kentuckiana who are wo

Keeping Up with the Jones

Losing faith

The allegations against Long, who is accused of having coerced a number of teenage boys into sexual relationships, have been well reported, so I won’t recount them here.

Raised Relief

I hear there’s an opening

My platform?

Fables of the Deconstruction

I don’t wanna face it

While the recent re-release/remix of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Double Fantasy (in celebration of what would have been Lennon’s 70th birthday) offers a mildly rewarding new persp