Selected Commentary


A Personal Note on the 2008 General Election

Palin's Moose
—Asheville Citizen-Times, September 18, 2008

McCain's Urge to Surge
—Asheville Citizen-Times, August 21, 2008

Lightbulb politics
—Asheville Citizen-Times, July 20, 2008

Testing the currents of hope
—Asheville Citizen-Times, April 8, 2008

Walling off bad news 
—Online Journal, August 10, 2007

Why the coalition of the willing was defeated in Iraq
Asheville Citizen-Times, March 27, 2007

We have a plan to win, but what kind of victory awaits?
Asheville Citizen-Times, January 24, 2007

How about a little truth in (nuclear) advertising?
Asheville Citizen-Times, December 8, 2006

We may well all drown in Grover Norquist’s fabled bathtub
Asheville Citizen-Times, October 21, 2006

In campaign season, inspect those buzzwords closely
Asheville Citizen-Times, September 15, 2006

A Bright Idea
Mountain Xpress 12:52, August 1, 2006.

Politics is no longer about results, but about marketing
Asheville Citizen-Times, July 12, 2006

Many of us “still look to find a reason to believe”
Asheville Citizen-Times, May 19, 2006

Looking at illegal immigration in a whole new light
Asheville Citizen-Times, April 14, 2006

The Washington School of Scandal Management
Asheville Global Report, #375, March 23-29, 2006.

Our sanitized history lessons paradoxically reinforce America's finest ideals
Asheville Citizen-Times, March 18, 2006

The market equation shoulders aside values that should drive our holiday season
Asheville Citizen-Times, Dec. 14, 2005

We the People have a duty to serve as a check and balance on concentrations of power
Asheville Citizen-Times, Nov. 9, 2005 

Truth or Justice: Why I take a dim view of jury duty
Mountain Xpress.10:2, August 13, 2003

The big picture on globalization and Big Money is positively scary
Asheville Citizen-Times, June 21, 2003

The Hydra
previously unpublished, September, 2001



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