I watched a boy dance with the wind this morning. He didn’t know I was watching from my second-story window as he played alone in the gusty 40 mph wind. He was perhaps 12 years old and, on this unseasonably… Read More ›
Month: December 2005
In the wake of 9/11, President Bush ordered the secret wiretapping of American citizens without obtaining the legally mandated court orders. Remarkably, brazenly, he has even admitted it, citing his sworn duty to protect us. Apparently he has some notion… Read More ›
Stanley “Tookie” Williams was sentenced to death in 1981 for the murders of four individuals. 1981. That’s twenty-four more years of life, of clemency, than his victims got.