My summary of the best and worst of the last four years. Perhaps the bestest, not included, is the mass movement that elected the president.
In the early aftermath of World War II, the Truman administration was hell bent on reversing U.S. foreign policy from wartime cooperation to unrestrained hostility.
Indian rights activist Russell Means passed on after a magnificent life of struggle to better the lives of American Indians.
Salt, in moderation, improves the flavor of most foods. So too with politics. The victory of President Obama was decisive, and satisfying , because of some salt.
The media is absorbed now with trying to decide how close President Obama and House Republicans are to a deal that would avoid the "fiscal cliff" at the end of the year.
At least as far as I could tell, though, there were no striking workers at this particular Walmart.
Democracy came out a winner in Michigan's elections when Republican Gov. Snyder's Emergency Manager law went down to defeat in a statewide referendum.
The fourth floor meeting room of the United Steelworkers national headquarters rang out as nearly 200 gathered to pay tribute and celebrate the life of George Edwards.
In a time when television audiences are especially critical of anything that is a little less reality-based than the norm, fantasy is a genre that is sometimes incapable of pulling in large audiences.
On this coming Black Friday, however, shoppers are more likely to see protesting workers.