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Late, Late Night FDL: Who’s Gonna Stand Up And Save The Earth?

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Who's Gonna Stand Up And Save The Earth? Neil Young unveiled some new tunes on the road...


Late Night: Lincoln’s Remarks on Labor and Capital

Abe Lincoln's words have been appropriated by various groups for various purposes, and words have often been put in his mouth by people seeking to use him and his reputation to further th...


Lady Thatcher’s Koan

In almost any question, no matter how complex, there is an axis, hinge, fulcrum, upon and around which the entire question revolves. Discovering that point is often produced after concent...


Sunday Food: Ham

When I was a child, I learned very early that there were two types of hams, “city” hams and “country” hams. My grandfather had cured country hams, serving the ham in my grandparents resta...


Operations Brother’s Keeper & Protective Edge

As Haaretz summed it up today… Israel’s real purpose in Gaza operation? To kill Arabs


China to Buy Entire Fortune 500

China today tendered an offer for all 500 of the US top 500 companies, with the exception of defense and Information Technology companies. China described as US defense companies as “Dep...


Piketty’s Ugly Projection for US Inequality

If the system is immoral, why should anyone act morally?


NSFW Lesbosexy Sunday Will Stay Up ‘Till Dawn With You

Sex myths, thinking yourself to orgasm, compatibility, compersion and more.


Podcast: What’s Missing in Discussions About Crisis With Child Refugees at US-Mexico Border

Fifty-two thousand children have fled their homes in countries in Central America and journeyed to the United States. Some of them came with their families and the vast majority of them a...


crossing sweden: coast to coast

hello! well, it’s been a whole week – or more, actually! – and i’ve been totally off the grid. no telephone. no internet. no nothing. only the bright blue swedish ...


Summer Signs Confirmed

As hooligans in Jerusalem shout anti-Arab slogans and threaten individual Arabs, giving rise to the word ‘Zio-fascists’, Israel prepares to invade Gaza yet again, while Kiev shells villag...



Sunday Talking Heads: July 13, 2014

Dance for Me, Movie Night Monday Good morning. Israel/Palestine, Iraq+ and immigration on the docket today. John McCain appears on the immigration side of your program this week. WASHINGT...


Late Late Night FDL: The Big Wash

Goofy -- The Big Wash. This Walt Disney Studios cartoon was released on February 6, 1948.


Late Night: File Under Negativism

Once in a while (full disclosure: quite often) I find myself getting hung up on a song for its message, its resonance with my own particular experience of life in these United States. Thi...


Saturday Art: Mayan Excavation

Mayan temples are the excavation we’re doing here in Blue Creek, Belize. The site is IZ’noha, and we’re finding structures from the post classical period which is not the finest architect...


The Day I Puked in a Kayak

I’m working with Choice Hotels to bring you a story about our vacation misadventure. At the bottom of this post, you’ll see where you can submit your own vacation misadventure...


How to Take Perfect Beach Photos

Follow these tips to take perfect beach photos! Heading to the beach? Maybe visiting San Diego? We just got back from our vacation and while I didn’t have time to take great photos,...


Should Counties Put a BadgerCare Expansion Question on the Fall Ballot?

The question of whether to take federal funding to expand BadgerCare is an important issue for Wisconsin voters and for counties. It makes a lot of sense for counties to put the question ...


Vintage Authors: Louis L’Amour

I have seen more movies based on L’Amour’s work than I have read his actual books. Hondo with John Wayne, Utah Blaine with Rory Calhoun, and Heller in Pink Tights with Anthony Quinn. Sam ...


Gluten Free Meal Plan Week 4

Gluten Free Meal Plan Week 4 We’ve been gluten free for several weeks, but keeping up with meal planning and posting has been a bit much, so this is our Week 4 Menu Plan. Spicy Eggp...


Passing Gas to the Consumer

Gas prices at the pump during the July 4th extended weekend were the highest they have been in six years. This, of course, has little to do with supply-and-demand economics. It has everyt...


FDL Book Salon Welcomes Brad Edmondson, Ice Cream Social: The Struggle for the Soul of Ben & Jerry’s

Like many back in the 1980’s I was an early and enthusiastic convert to Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. The taste was, of course, great and the funky flavors & funny names couldn’t be ...


New Bill in Congress Would Make Wisconsin’s Budget Harder to Balance

A bill under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives could limit Wisconsin’s flexibility in applying sales tax and make it more difficult to invest in schools and communities, ...