Cheney, Gonzales indicted in Texas

Dear Friend and Reader: Dick Cheney and Alberto Gonzales were indicted by a Texas grand jury on Tuesday. Cheney, who has up to $85 million invested in a company that owns private, for-profit prisons, is accused of profiteering off of federal contracts, and also of prisoner abuse at one of the facilities. The grand jury … Read more

Letting Go of Fear

Weekly Horoscope for Friday, November 14, 2008, #740 – By ERIC FRANCIS Aries (March 20-April 19) There is little point getting ahead in life if you feel that others are more likely to take from than to give to you. You might feel your own gains are small compared to those around you, but you … Read more

The Branching of the Road

Dear Friend and Reader: FINALLY ON WEDNESDAY night, I got it: Barack Obama won the presidency, and I felt my first wave of euphoria. I have learned to shun that particular feeling when involving myself with politics, perhaps wanting to avoid disappointment or maybe, as a kind of warrior, refusing to let my guard down … Read more

Abandon Hope. Start the Revolution

Dear Friend and Reader: I FORGOT TO mention that the local Republicans moved in downstairs from my erotic art studio. All summer long it was supposed to become a sports bar, but thankfully that didn’t quite work out. About a week later, the space was rented to a bunch of people running for county office … Read more

Barack Obama and the Sword of Damocles

Dear Friend and Reader: A COUPLE OF weeks ago, someone introduced me to Gerald Celente, the internationally renowned trends analyst. Celente has an office around the corner from my studio in uptown Kingston, NY. “His job [is] to see the future and understand how the issues and events of today will determine the trends of … Read more