With the winning of the White House well over, there is precedent for the power of the people to propel us to new heights of progressive potential in public policy. It is inherently logical for us to wish to wield this power -- and for the people to do so in full force from the fervent furor of this last election cycle's outcome.
In recent years, we have witnessed the power of the people on public policy. The Occupy movement is no longer just a passing fad, fading fitfully…Continue
I'm an anachronism, it seems, in America. Well, the United States, to be precise. You see, I am one of those travelling teller of tales that, for reasons inexplicable, find the borders bounding our bipolar braziers of our birthplace a barrier to branching beyond home. In short, I've never really been out of the country.
I don't lack love of leisure for long lazy larks in little out of the way lands. Far from it. I have a long list of lovely locales lacking my ever…Continue
Added by Christopher S. Dunn on November 16, 2012 at 8:12pm — No Comments
I was literally just toying with this idea and decided it was something I ought to simply jump on and start. Its simple and I am going to open this idea to all of you here in this post before I actually truly perform the experiment myself.
I was thinking, Pick a subject, any subject you want, and then start writing. Don't stop to research, don't sit there and agonize over spelling or grammar and just WRITE about something.
I know you all know I should have a T-Shirt with the…Continue
My Bout With West Nile Virus
I awoke at just after three in the morning on Thursday, the 27th of September in pain. It was pain so extreme that it was the pain that had waked me from my sleep. Waking from a dream I cannot even remotely recall, I awoke to the pounding, crushing, burning sensation of my head being placed in a vise and having it…Continue