Hundreds huddled in the rain struggling to keep their candles lit as the bells peeled 26 times. It should have been 28 times.
Sometimes the quotes are bad because they are stupid, sometimes because they are wicked, and sometimes because they are just incomprehensible.
All things relating to the food we eat: where is comes from, who does the work, what are the issues and what we can do to be informed and take action.
What should we be teaching people, most especially the youth about the holiday season?
Solstice? revolution? religious miracle? military might? Like most things, this holiday can be viewed from multiple perspectives.
The news from Syria is not good.
Bushmaster, manufacturer of the semi-automatic rifle used to kill 20 small children and six teachers, is a multi-million-dollar firm.
If we are to believe the leaks on the deal being cut for the fiscal cliff, it appears that Obama's agenda was narrow-restore fiscal sanity by upping the tax rates on very high earners.
Unless there is a sustained public movement to curb guns as a source of profit, the corporate profit drive will continue to push guns and oppose common sense regulations just to make money.
While we mourn the victims of the heinous shootings in Newtown, Conn., it is important to pause for a moment to reflect on what this violence means.