2010 has been the first calendar year for Occasional Planet’s eclectic, under-the-news-radar, occasionally-humorous-and-often-opinionated potpourri of mostly positive posts on progressive people, programs and ideas.
[A CNN poll, released on Dec. 23, 2010, offers some encouraging news–and perhaps a word of caution– for President Obama.] Two nights before Christmas,
In the world outside Washington DC, Halloween officially rolls around just once a year. But inside the Beltway, the political funhouse is open for
At 2,300 pages, including a lot of fine print, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act recently enacted into law contains some obscure provisions
Taking the recent Supreme Court ruling on campaign finance to its logical extreme, a corporation–Murray Hill, Inc.,–has filed as a Republican candidate for Congress