Phoenix: Not busy being born is busy dying

Speaking of Dylan…one of his most famous lines, written forty-six years ago, is standing up to the test of time just fine, thank you, in Phoenix this year.  How so?  An example: The title of a High Country News story about the city's fate is called Demise of a Housing Growth Machine. The story focusesContinue reading “Phoenix: Not busy being born is busy dying”

Cheney, Dust, and Bob Dylan

Marc Ambinder (here) explains how the GOP is putting its foot into its mouth, or shooting itself in the foot…or some combination thereof. Each time Cheney opens his mouth, the DNC — or Robert Gibbs, if he's in the mood — finds a way to reduce Republican opposition to President Obama's plans to the wordsContinue reading “Cheney, Dust, and Bob Dylan”