I’m not exactly surprised that Shirley Sherrod is planning to sue conservative blogger, Andrew Breitbart, but I do find the whole affair troubling. Liberals and enemies of Breitbart are excited by the news, but I think they fail to grasp its implications. First off, should bloggers face lawsuits for posting [...]

E.D. Kain American Times

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'You vote in favor of something if you believe it's the right thing!'

Is it me, or have Democrats suddenly found their footing against Republicans? Politics is not inherently about righteous indignation, but a little righteous indignation on an appropriate issue never hurt politics. New DCCC t-shirt idea: What would Anthony Weiner do?

Scott H. Payne The Lobbiest

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The 22 'Smart Energy' cities in America

Well, hello, Columbus. ( Click here if you’re not a Philip Roth fan.) Some people were surprised when Columbus, Ohio, appeared on the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) list of the top twenty-two energy “Smarter Cities,” sharing the spotlight with towns better known for their deep green glow. Places [...]

Osha Gray Davidson Solar Plexus

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Moving Mom & Dad -- abroad

Retirement village? Assisted living? Co-housing? Age-restricted or aging-in-place communities? Inter-generational cooperative? This space has explored many of the growing varieties of housing choices for boomers and elders when the time comes to downsize, rightsize, clear out or economize. Here's a new one that's making the news: think global. Even with (and [...]

Fran Johns Boomers and Beyond

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What is a Russophobe?

This is my last True/Slant post for, as of tomorrow, True/Slant will be no more. You will be able to read more of my bloggery, if you so choose, at but for now here is my last T/S post.