Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why Conservatives Hate Soccer

Why Conservatives Hate Soccer     During the recent World Cup, conservative provocateur Ann Coulter wrote a piece on her website trashing soccer. As always, she was over the top: “Any growing interest in soccer can only be a sign of the … Continue reading

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Tribes

Tribes        Humans have always been social animals. From our beginnings we lived in groups, logical extensions of families. It’s in our DNA. There are social benefits to banding together; safety, division of labor in hunting and gathering, … Continue reading

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Mr. Smith Goes to Costco

Mr. Smith Goes to Costco        It may surprise some of you that until last month, I had never set foot inside a Costco. I never had reason to save money by spending huge gobs of it, and having to … Continue reading

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Respect

Respect     Every March a big event in Seattle is the season’s first Copper River salmon, flown in from Alaska. KIRO radio’s John Curley hosted this last one, and one of the local celebrities was Seattle Seahawks place kicker John Hauschka. … Continue reading

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