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Sense Topical Index

I have put together this topical index to the Sense from Seattle postings, which I update with each new article posting. To view a posting, return to the Sense home page, where the current month postings are displayed. For prior months click on the month link to go to the postings for that month. Each month starts with the last post of the month at the top of the page. When there was more than one post on the same day of the month, only the top post for that day is dated. Note: A topic heading may not list all the postings referring to that heading, because some headings were added to the index later than others. The "search this blog" feature at the top of the blog might help locate any earlier postings.

Abortion
Catholic Court Apr 19, 07
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06

Afghanistan
It's Over Feb 22,07
Nukes Oct 16, 06
Tom's Top Ten Terrorist Topics Sep 9, 06

Animal Treatment
Passing Thoughts on Some “X”, "Y" and "Z" Topics July 16, 06
Cheney's Misfire Feb 16, 06
No Brain, No Pain Feb 14, 05

Art
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06

Bankruptcy Laws
Ain't We Got Fun Mar7, 06
Forgive Us Our Debts Mar 1, 05

Blogs
Confession Apr 11, 07
End of the Alphabet July 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “B” Topics May 12, 06
Absent without Leave May 10, 06
Glorious Whitewashing Feb 1, 06
Top Concerns Report 2005 Dec 28, 05
One Year of Sense Oct 28,05
Dog Days of Summer Aug 11, 05
Sense Report Card July 26, 05
Mozilla Firefox June 1, 05
Revisions for Sense Apr 22, 05
Structure of This Blog Dec 18, 04
Introduction Oct 28, 04

Books
Choices - Part 1 May 13, 07
The Dilemma of Democracy Aug 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “K” and "L" Topics Jun 5, 06
2005 Book Report Jan 17, 06
Ho Ho Ho, Hosanna and Humbug Dec 22, 05
Language Oct 10, 2005
Who Knows What You Read? June 7, 05
Question for Readers: Libraries June 7, 05
2004 Book Report Jan 5, 05

Bush Administration
Gonzales Testifies Apr 19, 07
Bush Balks Again Apr 3, 07
Here's Your Hat - What's Your Hurry? Mar 28, 07
If You Did Not Watch the Plame Hearing Mar 20, 07
Presidential Pardons Mar 12, 07
Scooter and the Jury Feb 22, 07
Budget This Feb 7, 07
Some Random Notes Jan 31, 07
State of Various Jan 24, 07
Abraham, Martin and John Jan 15, 07
The Clock is Running Jan 10, 07
What's New in 2007? Jan 6, 07
Surging to Victory Dec 20, 06
Studying Iraq Nov 14, 06
The People Have Spoken Nov 8, 06
Election Significance Nov 6, 06
Non-Hypothetical President Oct 26, 06
Two Weeks from Tomorrow Oct 23, 06
Nukes Oct 16, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
October Surprise Oct 3, 06
Torturing Terrorists Sept 27, 06
Primary Elections and Fall Campaigns Sep 19, 06
Tom's Top Ten Terrorist Topics Sep 9, 06
Global Free Pollution Aug 28, 06
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Devastation in Lebanon July 27, 06
Stem Cell Veto July 24, 06
Israel and Lebanon July 17, 06
Potty Mouth President July 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “U” and "V" Topics July 11, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “O” Topics June 20, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “F” Topics May 21, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “D” Topics May 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
Three Dollar Gas May 2, 06
Fearing China Apr 17, 06
Immigration Reform Mar 27, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Ain't We Got Fun Mar7, 06
Republican Deadly Sins Feb 27, 06
Cheney's Misfire Feb 16, 06
Lowering the Zenith Jan 20, 06
Death with Dignity Jan 18, 06
Top Concerns Report 2005 Dec 28, 05
One Hundred Thousand and Counting Dec 15, 05
Give Peace a Chance Dec 10, 2005
Wild Blue Yonder Dec 7, 05
What About the Oil? Nov 29, 05
Attack the Messenger Nov 20, 05
Two Kinds of Leakers Nov 20, 05
Scooter Scoots Oct 28, 05
Miers Withdraws Oct 28, 05
Bursting Bubbles Oct 20, 2005
Death in Vain Sep 30, 05
Cut and Run Sep 30, 05
Bianca? Sep 23, 05
Hurricane Katrina Sep 5, 05
Some Iraq Musings August 1, 05
Watergate Deja Vu? July 11, 05
Frist Flip Flop June 21, 05
Bush Stranglehold Loosening May 25, 05
Presidential Spandex May 13, 05
Gas Gougers Mar 31, 05
Pictures on the Wall Mar 16, 05
Who Benefits by Lebanese Assassination? Mar 10, 05
White House Softball Feb 18, 05
Misoverestimating Christine Feb 12, 05
Windshield Cowboy Feb 10, 05
Bush Budget Shafts Students Feb 5, 05
Condoleeza Rice, Next Sec. of State Jan 18, 05
Undressing Dr. Sheep Jan 12, 05
See if He Floats Jan 6, 05
Democracy Comes in Many Flavors Jan 4, 05
Top 10 Concerns of 2004 Dec 31, 04
Christmas Compassion - Bush Style Dec 26, 04
Reinstating the Draft Dec 20, 04
Social Insecurity for the 19th Century Dec 15, 04
The Values Thing Dec 4, 04
The Downward Spiral toward Theocracy Dec 4, 04
Terrorism Is a Tactic Nov 24, 04
Is Iraqi Oil Paying for War? Nov 23, 04
Liberators Or Conquerors? Nov 23, 04
Bush Second Term -the Legacy Nov 19, 04
Econ 101 -Whose Ox Gets Gored? Nov 19, 04
Condescending Condoleeza Rice Nov 17, 04
Permanent US Military Presence in Iraq Nov 10, 04
Good Riddance to John Ashcroft Nov 10, 04
Commerce Secretary Evans Resigns Nov 10, 04
Bush Declares Mandate Nov 3, 04
Clandestine Bushes Nov 2, 04
Bush and the Saudis Oct 31, 04
Changing Horses in Mid Stream Oct 30, 04
New Bin Laden Tape Oct 30, 04

Capital Punishment
Demise of Tyrants Dec 30, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Victims and Perpetrators Dec 15, 05
Who Speaks for Islam? July 26, 05
Purpose Driven Hype? Mar 22, 05
The Public Thumb Mar 1, 05

Charities & Conscientious Giving
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “C” Topics May 15,06
Charity Navigator Jan 27, 05
George the First and Bill Jan 3, 05
Colin & Jeb Jan 3, 05
Mickey & Johnny Jan 3, 05
Is the US Stingy? Dec 28, 04
Magnet America Dec 6, 04

China
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Fearing China Apr 17, 06

Computers & the Internet
Passing Thoughts on Some “X”, "Y" and "Z" Topics July 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06
Internet - Combat Zone Jun 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “G” Topics May 23, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “C” Topics May 15,06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
Fearing China Apr 17, 06
Mozilla Firefox June 1, 05

Congress
Here's Your Hat - What's Your Hurry? Mar 28, 07
If You Did Not Watch the Plame Hearing Mar 20, 07
Budget This Feb 7, 07
Some Random Notes Jan 31, 07
State of Various Jan 24, 07
The Clock is Running Jan 10, 07
What's New in 2007? Jan 6, 07
Surging to Victory Dec 20, 06
The People Have Spoken Nov 8, 06
Election Significance Nov 6, 06
Non-Hypothetical President Oct 26, 06
Two Weeks from Tomorrow Oct 23, 06
October Surprise Oct 3, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
Coupless in America Sept 21, 06
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Stem Cell Veto July 24, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “K” and "L" Topics Jun 5, 06
Three Dollar Gas May 2, 06
Immigration Reform Mar 27, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Gallery Standards Feb 1, 06
Lowering the Zenith Jan 20, 06
Death with Dignity Jan 18, 06
Top Gun Shot Down Dec 1, 05
Hurricane Katrina Sep 5, 05
Better Late or Never June 22, 05
Frist Flip Flop June 21, 05
Who Knows What You Read? June 7, 05
Bush Stranglehold Loosening May 25, 05
Pillars of Freedom Apr 6, 05
What’s in It for the Indians? Mar 22, 05
Let Live or Let die Mar 21, 05
Protecting Poor People from Minimum Wage Increases Mar 8, 05
Civility Caucus Feb 26, 05
Cooperation Does Not Require Support Jan 6, 05
Appearance of Fairness Jan 0, 05
Robert & Shirley Jan 3, 05
Econ 101 -Whose Ox Gets Gored? Nov 19, 04

Corporations
Home Economics Nov 29, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “C” Topics May 15,06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
Three Dollar Gas May 2, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Ain't We Got Fun Mar7, 06
What About the Oil? Nov 29, 05
Exporting America August 3, 05
Secret Trade Negotiations with Iraq July 13, 05
Judicial Incompetence June 1, 05
Socially Reponsible Investing Apr 6, 05
Do Corporations Have Souls? Nov 8, 04

Democracy
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
The Dilemma of Democracy Aug 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “D” Topics May 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
Prophet without a Face Feb 9, 06
What's the Issue? Nov 4, 05
Democracy Comes in Many Flavors Jan 4, 05

Economics
Winkdome Feb 22, 07
The Pie Shop Feb 17, 07
Budget This Feb 7, 07
Some Random Notes Jan 31, 07
Home Economics Nov 29, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Non-Hypothetical President Oct 26, 06
Global Free Pollution Aug 28, 06
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “U” and "V" Topics July 11, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “O” Topics June 20, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “K” and "L" Topics Jun 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “G” Topics May 23, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “F” Topics May 21, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
Republicans and Taxes May 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “D” Topics May 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “C” Topics May 15,06
Passing Thoughts on Some “B” Topics May 12, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
Three Dollar Gas May 2, 06
Fearing China Apr 17, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Immigration Reform Mar 27, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Ain't We Got Fun Mar7, 06
Exporting America August 3, 05
Socially Responsible Investing Apr 6, 05
Greenspan the Magnificent Apr 5, 05
Econ 101 -Whose Ox Gets Gored? Nov 19, 04

Education
Choices - Part 2 May 19, 07
The Clock is Running Jan 10, 07
Home Economics Nov 29, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “U” and "V" Topics July 11, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “N” Topics June 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “C” Topics May 15,06
Sex Offenders Mar 21, 06

Elections & Voting
Repub Debate #1 May 4, 07
Dem Debate #1 Apr 27, 07
Can I Sell a Vowel Please? Mar 5, 07
Surging to Victory Dec 20, 06
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
2008 - Eighty Years in the Making Nov 30, 06
Home Economics Nov 29, 06
The People Have Spoken Nov 8, 06
Election Significance Nov 6, 06
John Kerry's Blooper Nov 2, 06
Non-Hypothetical President Oct 26, 06
Two Weeks from Tomorrow Oct 23, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
October Surprise Oct 3, 06
Coupless in America Sept 21, 06
Primary Elections and Fall Campaigns Sep 19, 06
The Dilemma of Democracy Aug 16, 06
Lieberman Loses Aug 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “U” and "V" Topics July 11, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “K” and "L" Topics Jun 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “G” Topics May 23, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
Three Dollar Gas May 2, 06
More Presidential History Apr 25, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Sense Presidential Poll Feb 20, 06
What's the Issue? Nov 4, 05
Rossi Rolls Over June 7, 05
Election by Statisticians? May 4, 05
Two Questions for Readers: Popes and Presidents Apr 24, 05
Do the Crime, Serve the Time Mar 1, 05
You Can’t Touch This Mar 1, 05
Iraq Election Turnout Jan 31, 05
Clean Elections Jan 31, 05
Iraqis Should Vote Jan 23, 05
How to Hold an Election Jan 06, 05
We Need Better Voters Dec 4, 04
The Values Thing Dec 4, 04
Purple America Nov 26, 04
Sorry Everybody Nov 16, 04
Where Are You on the Political Compass? Nov 15, 04
Advice to the Iraqi People Nov 8, 04
Whorehouse Morality Nov 8, 04
Move to Canada? Nov 6, 04
Is Youth to Blame? Nov 8, 04
Divided We Stand? Nov 8, 04
Exit Poll Failure Nov 3, 04
Ohio Voting Booth Shortage Nov 3, 04
Kerry Concedes Nov 3, 04
Bush Declares Mandate Nov 3, 04
Kerry Missing Message Mantra Nov 3, 04
Nader Nada Nov 3, 04
Has the Electoral College Survived? Nov 3, 04
What About Ballot Spoilage? Nov 3, 04
Military Advice to a Prospective Candidate Nov 3, 04
Homophobic Factor Nov 3, 04
Two Americas Nov 3, 04
Hispanic Vote Nov 3, 04
The Florida Vote Nov 3, 04
The Wrong Democrat? Nov 3, 04
The Popular Vote Nov 3, 04
Court Oks Voter Challenges at Ohio Polls Nov 2, 04
Young Cel Phone Users Prefer Kerry Nov 1, 04
My Prediction on the Election Nov 1, 04
The Networks Were Right in 2000 Oct 31, 04
Changing Horses in Mid Stream Oct 30, 04
Disenfranchisement by Republicans Oct 28, 04

Environmental Protection & Energy Policy
Bush Balks Again Apr 3, 07
The Clock is Running Jan 10, 07
Power to the People Dec 19, 06
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Nukes Oct 16, 06
Global Free Pollution Aug 28, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “O” Topics June 20, 06
Some Political Updating June 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Cut and Run Sep 30, 05
Questions for Readers -Two Different Hummers May 2, 05
Greenspan the Magnificent Apr 5, 05
Gas Gougers Mar 31, 05
What’s in It for the Indians? Mar 22, 05
Biodiesel Fuel Feb 19, 05

Health, Health Insurance and Medical
Catholic Court Apr 19, 07
The Clock is Running Jan 10, 07
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
The Vision Thing Nov 1, 06
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Stem Cell Veto July 24, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “O” Topics June 20, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “H” Topics May 25, 06
Prayer and Politics Apr 4, 06
Ain't We Got Fun Mar7, 06
Death with Dignity Jan 18, 06
Passing of the Pope Apr 4, 05
Let Live or Let Die Mar 21, 05
Undressing Dr. Sheep Jan 12, 05
Red States Hazardous to Health Nov 9, 04

Homosexuality
HUMP Feb 10, 07
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “H” Topics May 25, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “G” Topics May 23, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “F” Topics May 21, 06
Sex Offenders Mar 21, 06
Republican Deadly Sins Feb 27, 06
Sense Presidential Poll Feb 20, 06
She Said / He Said May 17, 05
Homosexual Bomb Jan 18, 05
Homophobic Factor Nov 3, 04

Immigration
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Immigration Reform Mar 27, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Ain't We Got Fun Mar7, 06
Question for Readers: Culture Shock May 9, 05
Illegal Immigration Apr 25, 05

India
Nukes Oct 16, 06

Israel
Nukes Oct 16, 06
Some Random Notes Jan 31, 07
Torturing Terrorists Sept 27, 06
Devastation in Lebanon July 27, 06
Israel and Lebanon July 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06

Journalism & News Reporting
Bush Balks Again Apr 3, 07
Presidential Pardons Mar 12, 07
Scooter and the Jury Feb 22, 07
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “N” Topics June 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Cheney's Misfire Feb 16, 06
Prophet without a Face Feb 9, 06
Super Seattle Feb 5,06
One Hundred Thousand and Counting Dec 15, 05
Attack the Messenger Nov 20, 05
Two Kinds of Leakers Nov 20, 05
Bianca? Sep 23, 05
Purpose Driven Hype? Mar 22, 05
White House Softball Feb 18, 05
The Networks Were Right in 2000 Oct 31, 04

Judicial System, Courts and Crime
Gonzales Testifies Apr 19, 07
Catholic Court Apr 19, 07
Guns and Me Apr 17, 07
Bush Balks Again Apr 3, 07
Here's Your Hat - What's Your Hurry? Mar 28, 07
Presidential Pardons Mar 12, 07
Scooter and the Jury Feb 22, 07
HUMP Feb 10, 07
Some Random Notes Jan 31, 07
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
The Vision Thing Nov 1, 06
Torturing Terrorists Sept 27, 06
Coupless in America Sept 21, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Death with Dignity Jan 18, 06
Alito Will Be Confirmed Jan 11, 06
Miers Withdraws Oct 28, 05
Judge Roberts Hearing Sep 20, 05
Chief Justice - Some History Sep 6, 05
Justice O'Connor Resigns July 1, 05
Judicial Incompetence June 1, 05
Let Live or Let Die Mar 21, 05
Forgive Us Our Debts Mar 1, 05
Classless Suits Feb 18, 05
Undressing Dr. Sheep Jan 12, 05

Labor Relations & Employment
The Pie Shop Feb 17, 07
The Clock is Running Jan 10, 07
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
Home Economics Nov 29, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Labor Day History Sept 3, 06
Global Free Pollution Aug 28, 06
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “U” and "V" Topics July 11, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “K” and "L" Topics Jun 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Immigration Reform Mar 27, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Ain't We Got Fun Mar7, 06
Republican Deadly Sins Feb 27, 06
Protecting Poor People from Minimum Wage Increases Mar 8, 05
Costco or Wal-Mart? Mar 8, 05
Working Hard, Or Hardly Working Feb 11, 05
Labor Unions 101 Feb 11, 05
Nickel and Dimed Jan 31, 05

Lebanon
Torturing Terrorists Sept 27, 06
Devastation in Lebanon July 27, 06
Israel and Lebanon July 17, 06
Who Benefits by Lebanese Assassination? Mar 10, 05

Memories
Choices - Part 2 May 19, 07
Choices - Part 1 May 13, 07
Guns and Me Apr 17, 07
Confession Apr 11, 07
Home Economics Nov 29, 06
John Kerry's Blooper Nov 2, 06
The Vision Thing Nov 1, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
Prayer and Politics Apr 4, 06
Prophet without a Face Feb 9, 06
Super Seattle Feb 5,06
Glorious Whitewashing Feb 1, 06
Wild Blue Yonder Dec 7, 05
Language Oct 10, 2005
Dog Days of Summer Aug 11, 05
A High School Memory June 28, 05

Movies
Passing Thoughts on Some “X”, "Y" and "Z" Topics July 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “N” Topics June 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06

Music
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06

Nuclear Weapons and Disarmament
It's Over Feb 22,07
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Nukes Oct 16, 06

Pakistan
It's Over Feb 22,07
Nukes Oct 16, 06

Palestine
Death of Arafat Nov 11, 04

Personal Relationships & Attitudes
Choices - Part 1 May 13, 07
HUMP Feb 10, 07
Power to the People Dec 19, 06
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
Glorious Whitewashing Feb 1, 06
Be It Resolved Jan 6, 06
Moving Isn't Easy Aug 30, 05
Two Questions for Readers - Moving Aug 30, 05
Let's Talk July 26, 05
Pucker Practice Feb 14, 05
Good News of 2004 Jan 3, 05
Where Are You on the Political Compass? Nov 15, 04

Politics & Political Parties
Repub Debate #1 May 4, 07
Dem Debate #1 Apr 27, 07
Gonzales Testifies Apr 19, 07
Bush Balks Again Apr 3, 07
Here's Your Hat - What's Your Hurry? Mar 28, 07
Presidential Pardons Mar 12, 07
Can I Sell a Vowel Please? Mar 5, 07
HUMP Feb 10, 07
Budget This Feb 7, 07
State of Various Jan 24, 07
The Clock is Running Jan 10, 07
What's New in 2007? Jan 6, 07
Demise of Tyrants Dec 30, 06
Surging to Victory Dec 20, 06
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
2008 - Eighty Years in the Making Nov 30, 06
Home Economics Nov 29, 06
The People Have Spoken Nov 8, 06
Election Significance Nov 6, 06
John Kerry's Blooper Nov 2, 06
Non-Hypothetical President Oct 26, 06
Two Weeks from Tomorrow Oct 23, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
October Surprise Oct 3, 06
Coupless in America Sept 21, 06
Primary Elections and Fall Campaigns Sep 19, 06
The Dilemma of Democracy Aug 16, 06
Lieberman Loses Aug 9, 06
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “U” and "V" Topics July 11, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Some Political Updating June 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “K” and "L" Topics Jun 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “H” Topics May 25, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “G” Topics May 23, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “F” Topics May 21, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
Republicans and Taxes May 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “D” Topics May 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
Three Dollar Gas May 2, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Prayer and Politics Apr 4, 06
Immigration Reform Mar 27, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Republican Deadly Sins Feb 27, 06
Bursting Bubbles Oct 20, 2005
Language Oct 10, 2005
Bush Stranglehold Loosening May 25, 05
Don't Bury Mr. Sense Yet Apr 20, 05
Civility Caucus Feb 26, 05
We’ve Been Framed Jan 25, 05
What Kind of Father Is Best? Jan 25, 05
Cooperation Does Not Require Support Jan 06, 05
The Search for Common Ground Dec 13, 04
The Values Thing Dec 4, 04
The Downward Spiral toward Theocracy Dec 4, 04
Purple America Nov 26, 04
Where Are You on the Political Compass? Nov 15, 04
Conservative Impostors (Neocons) Nov 10, 04
Who Controls the State Legislatures? Nov 8, 04
What Party Would Jesus Be In? Nov 8, 04
Divided We Stand? Nov 8, 04
Kerry Missing Message Mantra Nov 3, 04
Nader Nada Nov 3, 04
The Wrong Democrat? Nov 3, 04

Race Relations
Some Random Notes Jan 31, 07
State of Various Jan 24, 07
Abraham, Martin and John Jan 15, 07
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “F” Topics May 21, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “B” Topics May 12, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Sense Presidential Poll Feb 20, 06
Super Seattle Feb 5,06
Horrible Comparisons Jan 23, 06
Better Late or Never June 22, 05
Condoleeza Rice, Next Sec.of State Jan 18, 05

Religion
Choices - Part 2 May 19, 07
Choices - Part 1 May 13, 07
Catholic Court Apr 19, 07
Confession Apr 11, 07
HUMP Feb 10, 07
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
Tom's Top Ten Terrorist Topics Sep 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “X”, "Y" and "Z" Topics July 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “U” and "V" Topics July 11, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “N” Topics June 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “K” and "L" Topics Jun 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “H” Topics May 25, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “G” Topics May 23, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “F” Topics May 21, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “E” Topics May 18, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “C” Topics May 15,06
Passing Thoughts on Some “B” Topics May 12, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
What's the Problem Apr 11, 06
Prayer and Politics Apr 4, 06
Republican Deadly Sins Feb 27, 06
Sense Presidential Poll Feb 20, 06
Prophet without a Face Feb 9, 06
Super Seattle Feb 5,06
Ho Ho Ho, Hosanna and Humbug Dec 22, 05
Unlikely Angel Sep 29, 05
Who Speaks for Islam? July 26, 05
Celebrating Independence July 4, 05
A High School Memory June 28, 05
She Said / He Said May 17, 05
Two Questions for Readers: Popes and Presidents Apr 24, 05
The New Pope Apr 24, 05
Pillar of Freedom Apr 6, 05
Passing of the Pope Apr 4, 05
Purpose Driven Hype? Mar 22, 05
Spiritual & Secular Feb 5, 05
The Downward Spiral toward Theocracy Dec 4, 04
Do Corporations Have Souls? Nov 8, 04
What Party Would Jesus Be In? Nov 8, 04
Divided We Stand? Nov 8, 04
Two Americas Nov 3, 04
Disenfranchisement by Republicans Oct 28, 04

Saudi Arabia
Tom's Top Ten Terrorist Topics Sep 9, 06
Gas Gougers Mar 31, 05

Sex
HUMP Feb 10, 07
October Surprise Oct 3, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06

Social Security
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Robbing Peter to Pay Peter Feb 16, 05
Social Insecurity for the 19th Century Dec 15, 04

Sports
Bush Balks Again Apr 3, 07
Winkdome Feb 22, 07
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Learning from Failure Oct 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “K” and "L" Topics Jun 5, 06
Cheney's Misfire Feb 16, 06
Super Seattle Feb 5,06

Syria
Israel and Lebanon July 17, 06

Television
Guns and Me Apr 17, 07
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “N” Topics June 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “H” Topics May 25, 06

Thailand
Coupless in America Sept 21, 06

Travel
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Culture Shock Redux Aug 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “T” Topics July 10, 06
Super Seattle Feb 5,06
Moving Isn't Easy Aug 30, 05
Two Questions for Readers - Moving Aug 30, 05
Question for Readers: Culture Shock May 9,05

United Nations
New Faces at the UN Dec 14, 06

Wal-Mart
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “O” Topics June 20, 06
Republican Deadly Sins Feb 27, 06
Netflix Beats Wal-Mart May 19,05
Wal-Mart Oranges and Washington Apples Mar 14, 05
Costco or Wal-Mart? Mar 8, 05
Voting With Your Feet Mar 2, 05
Everyday Lowest Price Feb 11, 05
Nickel and Dimed Jan 31, 05

War & Defense
Guns and Me Apr 17, 07
If You Did Not Watch the Plame Hearing Mar 20, 07
It's Over Feb 22,07
Scooter and the Jury Feb 22, 07
Some Random Notes Jan 31, 07
Abraham, Martin and John Jan 15, 07
What's New in 2007? Jan 6, 07
Surging to Victory Dec 20, 06
New Faces at the UN Dec 14, 06
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
Studying Iraq Nov 14, 06
The People Have Spoken Nov 8, 06
Election Significance Nov 6, 06
John Kerry's Blooper Nov 2, 06
Non-Hypothetical President Oct 26, 06
Nukes Oct 16, 06
October Surprise Oct 3, 06
Torturing Terrorists Sept 27, 06
Tom's Top Ten Terrorist Topics Sep 9, 06
Economic Update Aug 1, 06
Devastation in Lebanon July 27, 06
Iraq Deaths July 24, 06
Israel and Lebanon July 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “U” and "V" Topics July 11, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics June 26, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “N” Topics June 17, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “M” Topics June 9, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “I” and "J" Topics May 29, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “D” Topics May 16, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “A” Topics May 10, 06
Texas Takeover Ending Mar 15,06
Ain't We Got Fun Mar7, 06
Gallery Standards Feb 1, 06
Lowering the Zenith Jan 20, 06
One Hundred Thousand and Counting Dec 15, 05
Give Peace a Chance Dec 10, 2005
Wild Blue Yonder Dec 7, 05
What About the Oil? Nov 29, 05
Attack the Messenger Nov 20, 05
Scooter Scoots Oct 28, 05
Death in Vain Sep 30, 05
Cut and Run Sep 30, 05
The Ultimate Sacrifice Aug 16, 05,
Some Iraq Musings August 1, 05
Secret Trade Negotiations with Iraq July 13, 05
Watergate Deja Vu? July 11, 05
Celebrating Independence July 4, 05
Vietnam Plus Thirty June 21, 05
Question for Readers: Prayer for Permanent Peace May 30, 05
Presidential Spandex May 13, 05
Chest Full of Ribbons Mar 16, 05
Suicide Bombers & Collateral Damage Feb 14, 05
Continuing Coverup of Prison Torture by USA Feb 3, 05
Iraq Election Turnout Jan 31, 05
Iraqis Should Vote Jan 23, 05
Homosexual Bomb Jan 18, 05
Reinstating the Draft Dec 20, 04
Grumbling from the Troops Dec 8, 04
Magnet America Dec 6, 04
War Is Heck Dec 6, 04
Terrorism Is a Tactic Nov 24, 04
Is Iraqi Oil Paying for War? Nov 23, 04
Liberators Or Conquerors? Nov 23, 04
Where Are the Iraqi Women? Nov 19, 04
What is the Purpose of this Battle for Fallujah? Nov 11, 04
Veteran’s Day is a Morph Nov 11, 04
Permanent US Military Presence in Iraq Nov 10, 04
Where Are the American Women? Nov 10, 04
Advice to the Iraqi People Nov 8, 04
Military Advice to a Prospective Candidate Nov 3, 04
New Bin Laden Tape Oct 30, 04
Cheney Lies about Explosives Oct 30, 04
Another Looted Explosives Site Oct 30, 04
Video Proof re Missing Iraq Explosives Oct 29, 04
How Many Iraqis Have Died? Oct 28, 04

Welfare
Economic Update Aug 1, 06

Women
Choices - Part 2 May 19, 07
Choices - Part 1 May 13, 07
Dem Debate #1 Apr 27, 07
Some Random Notes Jan 31, 07
State of Various Jan 24, 07
Wind and Water Dec 7, 06
Home Economics Nov 29, 06
The Best Thanksgiving Ever Nov 22, 06
The People Have Spoken Nov 8, 06
John Kerry's Blooper Nov 2, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “W” Topics July 13, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “S” Topics July 5, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “Q” and "R" Topics Jun 27, 06
Passing Thoughts on Some “P” Topics Jun 26, 06
Sense Presidential Poll Feb 20, 06
Hooray for the Little Difference! Aug 24, 05
Let's Talk July 26, 05
Justice O'Connor Resigns July 1, 05
Rossi Rolls Over June 7, 05
Question for Readers: She Said / He Said May 17, 05
She Said / He Said May 17, 05
Two Questions for Readers: Popes and Presidents Apr 24, 05
Where Are the Iraqi Women? Nov 19, 04
Where Are the American Women? Nov 10, 04