I don't like what is going on in my country right now and it is a big distraction from painting for sure.
When South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson screamed "You lie!" at President Obama Wednesday night, he dragged the paranoia and anti-Obama contempt that marked so many August "town hells" into the chambers of Congress.
This past week the "teabaggers" and hate talkers like Beck and Limbaugh stepped even further over the line.
I've been completely stumped worrying about what is wrong with these people and how can we reach out and reason with them. But then I heard Tim Wise.
In a mere 6 minutes and 56 seconds, he makes the cause of this dissent very clear.