We Feel Unsafe Today Because We Are

Yesterday, a woman attempted to drive past White House guards. She was unsuccessful and sped up to the U. S. Capitol building where she was shot and killed. It’s not immediately clear why Miriam Carey did this, and why she placed her child’s life in danger (the child was apparently unharmed). My friend Eric Teetsel [Read More...]

The DC Hoops Scene: Power, Points, and Presidents

The Outside the Lines side of the ESPN online network has a fun story up about the current DC hoops scene.  President Obama, a diehard pickup basketball player, has apparently ignited interest in the game.  Here’s an excerpt from the story, “The Power Game”, by Wright Thompson: Obama loves all things hoops. By executive fiat, the [Read More...]

The Link 3.27.09: State Department Faxes, Would-Be Athletes, and Hip-Hop Souls

1. A fun and often funny look at the fax machine from Culture 11 (great site to check often–photo is its own).  Many true points here, especially on the matter of how uncertain actual reception of a fax can be. On this point, I remember the strange and frustrating experience of sending faxes to the [Read More...]


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