Monthly Archives: September 2008

Watching the Debates

The Presidential and Vice Presidential debates have always been the most entertaining part of the election season for me.  From the past debates that I’m seen, they’ve usually been less about the issues and more about creating an impression to … Continue reading

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Sexism and Racism on the Campaign Trail

This year has been one most interesting election years in my years of voting.  The primaries with divervse views represented by Dennis Kucinich, Joe Biden, John Edwards, Mike Huckabee, and Ron Paul.  The contest for the nomination between Hillary and … Continue reading

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Conversations in Kauai

When my wife and I went on a short vacation last week to see her grandmother, we kept encountering conversations with people concerned about the problems of our nation.   On hikes, in restaurants, while shopping, people were talking about the … Continue reading

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Z Magazine

I have always been a liberal Democrat.  Over the past few years I’ve grown more curious to learn about the various trains of thought that make up today’s progressive movement.  And as an illustrator, I am always looking for places … Continue reading

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Barack Obama’s Experience

Yesterday I watched the Republican convention.  It was an enjoyable evening listening to Fred Thompson, Rudy Guliani, and Mike Huckabee, even though I didn’t agree to many of the things they said.  The highlight of the evening, of course, was … Continue reading

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Sister Dorothy Stang and the People of the Amazon

The book sleeve gives a succinct introduction to Binka Le Breton’s book The Greatest Gift: “In 1966, Sister Dorothy Stang went to Brazil as a missionary, and in 1982 she moved to a small town on the Amazon to work with an … Continue reading

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