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Golden Age of Liberal Self-Satire

Golden Age of Liberal Self-Satire

Monday, November 5, 2012; by Craig Miller. Joss Whedon enjoys producing thought-provoking, emotionally powerful, visually dazzling television series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, and Angel. He is part…

Astronomy and an Election

Astronomy and an Election

Monday, October 29, 2012; by Craig Miller. The McDonald Observatory, a research unit of The University of Texas at Austin, rests in the Davis Mountains in West Texas. The nearest…

Romney Cannot Save Us

Romney Cannot Save Us

Monday, October 22, 2012; by Craig Miller. If you’ve been keeping up with the local news during the past couple of weeks, you know that a 23-year-old mother was sentenced…

Two Paths (part 2)

Two Paths (part 2)

Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012; by Craig Miller. “I may make you feel, but I can’t make you think.” –Ian Anderson, Thick as a Brick. Time machines aren’t real, but state…

Two Paths (part 1)

Two Paths (part 1)

Oct. 2, 2012, by Craig Miller. At its core this election is not about the economy.  Neither is it about Obamacare, immigration, energy independence, gay marriage, or abortion.  Those are…

Avoiding the Road Less Traveled?

Avoiding the Road Less Traveled?

Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 by Craig Miller. Show of hands: how many of you avoid going to Abram Street in downtown Arlington because the sidewalks are too narrow? Anybody? Anybody?…

Patriotic Vampirism

Patriotic Vampirism

Saturday, September 8, 2012; by Craig Miller. People have been fascinated with vampires for a couple hundred years, and the current popularity probably began with Ann Rice’s Lestat novels (starting…