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Frack from Fiction: What is Fracking?

Hydraulic fracturing has entered our vocabulary as a hotly contested topic, dished up daily through our national media. Fracking is responsible for a huge economic boom through technology that significantly boosts the harvest of natural gas. Meanwhile, the process of hydraulic fracturing receives plenty of bad press for its potential to do lasting environmental damage.

Mitt Romney’s Quest for a Strong Political Identity

Romney’s attempts to attract a Conservative base may drive the future of America’s domestic and foreign policies. Republican presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney, now dismisses the very reforms he brought into law as Governor of Massachusetts. His campaign has placed all bets on a platform that seeks approval from a very conservative audience. “He who controls […]

Your Solipsistic Thought For The Day examines Abstract Art.

Your Solipsistic Thought For The Day examines Abstract Art.

Exhibit 3 – CatNocerous, ponders the oracular possibilities of a post-apocalyptic countryside and asks: Will humankind find sanctuary in an uncertain timeline where armor-bearing predators the size of a Ford F-250 SuperCab roam unchallenged? This tribal motif hints at cave painting, perhaps portending that prehistoric populace will rule modernity.

Is Facebook Ruining Your Relationship? Yes, but only if you’re an idiot.

Is Facebook Ruining Your Relationship? Yes, but only if you’re an idiot.

I still can’t decide which has greater value, my personal dignity, or the $50 skins offered to participants who qualify for this Facebook intervention.

Your Solipsistic Thought For The Day: Why I Write

Your Solipsistic Thought For The Day: Why I Write

If you’re any good in bed, your partner will proclaim your name as tribute in the same sentence that calls forth a favored deity.
Writers experience similar praise for their efforts, but the corroboration most often stems from within before anyone else may value our craft.

Mitt Meets A New Kind of Good Ol’ Boy

Mitt Meets A New Kind of Good Ol’ Boy

On December 12, 2011, during a campaign photo op in Manchester, New Hampshire, conservative candidate Mitt Romney visited a local diner. Spying the military emblem on a patron’s good-old-boy cap, Mitt sat down to chat with a Vietnam veteran, and likely assumed the two men would ham it up for the cameras in a beige […]