Monthly Archives: December 2012

Longest-Serving U.S. Senator Dies, Black Senator-To-Be Makes History

Today’s stories are focused squarely on news from the U.S. Senate…read on! 1. Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii Dies – While most of you likely do not know this name, this Democratic senator from the Aloha state was, until his death yesterday, the longest-serving Senator currently in office (and 2nd all-time only to the deceased Sen. […]

Things I’m Loving Now (12/14/12): Phillip Phillips, The Cross in the Closet

1. Music – Phillip Phillips – I may no longer watch American Idol, but this recent alum of the show has me now rethinking that decision.  I first got to know the oddly named Phillips Phillips (were his parents REALLY high when they thought of that name???) when I kept seeing his first single, Home, all […]

The U.S Supreme Court and Gay Marriage: Will Equality or Prejudice Prevail? TheLeftyWolfe Calls It!

Good day, all!  In today’s post, TheLeftyWolfe will examine the two same-sex marriage cases that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear next year.  Both of these cases, as all gay marriage cases in the past, have divided Americans across the country.  In the liberal bastions of the big cities and coastlines, choruses of support fill […]

Web Roundup: African Slave Traditions Persist, Senator Filibusters Himself

In lieu of one long article on a single topic, TheLeftyWolfe has decided to introduce a new series, Web Roundup.  Each week or so, I’ll compile a short list of two or three interesting topics from around the world and present my spin on them in a relatively short write-up (short for me, that is!).  I hope […]

The Fiscal Cliff Mess: A Look at the Competing Bills from Democrats and Republicans

Here at TheLeftyWolfe, we are getting REALLY tired of the never-ending talk in the media concerning the approaching fiscal cliff.  All the reporters and political instigators are speaking of this coming moment as if it will be the end of the U.S. as we know it (should the fiscal cliff measures go into full force).  This […]