*+-James Rhodes: From the inception of this great nation, deceased veterans have been revered as fallen heroes while, on the other hand, living veterans, in many cases, have been shortchanged and discounted.
*+-Jim Rhodes: From the time of pre-school, Vietnamese children are taught that teachers are “second parents.” This is an integral part of the national psyche; to act or think otherwise is truly sacrilegious.
*+-Jim Rhodes: The one striking difference between American news coverage of Obama and Vietnamese news coverage of Obama is that there seems to be more complete and unbiased coverage of the President here in Hanoi.
*+-Jim Rhodes: As for stealing bank accounts for “inactivity,” that has to be a new moral low-even for Washington. Apparently robbing unsuspecting elderly is not enough, now the banking industry wants children’s college funds as well?
*+-James Rhodes: Perhaps it is her wildly colorful style or the exaggerated use of glowing women and hidden cats or maybe it has something to do with the tranquility of her work that connects with the “common man” — certainly an artist of the people.
-+*Treva Brandon Scharf: Can’t afford a gym membership? Get bored easily by exercise? Don’t want to run into your ex at Equinox? No problem! There’s always the great outdoors – otherwise known as your local park.
-+*Walter Moss: There is little chance that any Republican nominee will put dealing with climate change at the center of his/her agenda, but we progressives should insure that at least the Democratic nominee does.