A sort of accurate political poll of me

So I took this online test from Time Magazine to measure my political leanings on a conservative/liberal basis.  I've always considered myself to be a centrist and this test confirms that. I'm 43% conservative, 57% liberal. Where I lean liberal, I: - have a messy desk - think self-expression trumps self-control - like fusion cuisine … Continue reading A sort of accurate political poll of me

Boston Strong

Boston took a giant hit last week on one of its most glorious days.  Patriots Day. It's called Patriot's Day because it celebrates the very opening battles of the American Revolution at Lexington and Concord.  It's celebrated by many because that feeling of patriotism can still be felt in the air amongst those that live … Continue reading Boston Strong

Gingrich, janitors, the 1%, and you and me

First of all, do yourself a favor and watch this movie: http://www.philosopherkingsmovie.com/ The defining moment during this Republican presidential primary season came for me when Newt Gingrich suggested that school systems get rid of most of their janitors in order to hire students.  It wasn't just what he said, it was the subsequent response and lack … Continue reading Gingrich, janitors, the 1%, and you and me