Bain will be the bane of Mitt's campaign.Views: 819
Sparrow: Democratic pundit Hilary Rosen recently said that you "never worked a day" in your life. Is this true? Ann: That's nonsense! I have worked several days in my life. For example, on May 25, 1971, I furiousl...Views: 739
The story has just emerged that while at the prestigious Cranbrook School in 1965, Mitt Romney led a vigilante attack on a suspected gay student, holding him down and forcibly cutting his hair. "He can't look like that. Th...Views: 1040
New Poems of Emily Dickinson -- a bold title! -- by William H. Shurr, with Anna Dunlap and Emily Grey Shurr, offers hundreds of new poems found within Emily's correspondence. Many of them are "fourteeners": a line of iambi...Views: 691
Speaking as a fundamentalist Christian, I must regretfully observe that Mitt Romney is destined for Hell due to the heresy of Mormonism, whereas Obama, who is an actual Christian, will surely enter Paradise. I call on all ...Views: 763
Santorum: If God had intended us to use contraception, we would have each been born with 1700 condoms. Me: If God had intended us to use contraception, She would have given us the intelligence to devise it. She did.Views: 774
MITT ROMNEY GUESSED MY AGE WRONG [A New York Times article from last December 27 revealed that Mitt travels through the country constantly guessing people's nationalities, ages, and interrelationships -- for examp...Views: 687
Greg Girard is a Canadian photographer who has spent much of his life in Asia. The ICF is showing his photographs of American military bases in Korea, Japan, Okinawa and other Asian locales. These photos are surprising. Th...Views: 1100
This is a simple book full of illustrations by the author, intended either for children or tourists (or both; there is a genre of "child tourist literature"). Mr. Giambarba published it himself (I suspect), in 1967, under ...Views: 887
Some hustler could make 2 or $3 million transforming this book into a moody English film. But I'm glad he doesn't! I'd much rather read it, slowly, over two weeks -- though it's only 195 pages. The front cover calls The Fo...Views: 879
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Sparrow avoids refined sugar and National Geographic magazine, but he enjoys all jokes, including:
Tourist: Excuse me, but do you have a pumpkin patch?
Farmer: Why, do you have a leaky pumpkin?
His latest book is America: A Prophecy -- The Sparrow Reader (www.softskull.com).