Category | The Word Of John

Above Answers/Running From Past

Posted on 03 October 2008

There’s nothing I abhor more than not answering a question when one is asked of you. I’ve seen a lot of debates, on television and in person, and it pisses me off to high heaven (as my mom would say) when a candidate, any candidate, doesn’t answer the question. Now I understand talking points and [...]

An apology, an excuse and the future

Posted on 04 September 2008

Apology – I must apologize for not upholding the blogging commitment I made to the Word of John. Excuse #1 – Some of you might know that I now call Brooklyn home. The month leading up to my departure from Sag Harbor was so emotionally fraught, this blog fell by the wayside. Excuse #2 – [...]

Our neighbors hope too…

Posted on 21 July 2008

Broken Social Scene, an indie-rock band from Toronto, played the Siren Music Festival at Coney Island on Saturday and at the end of their set, lead singer Kevin Drew told the captive audience to go out and vote for Obama. The fact that an indie-rock band was stumping for the Democratic nominee is not remarkable. [...]

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Taking the fam off-road?

Posted on 14 July 2008

As gas prices soar, sales of SUVs have reportedly declined over the last months, but you wouldn’t know it from driving around here. True, the Prius seems to be the trendiest car on Main Street these days, but the SUV still rules when it comes to weekend warriors. Yesterday driving home from the city I [...]

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Trying to Boost Sales?

Posted on 14 July 2008

Let me preface this post by stating that my television only goes up to channel 23, or else I probably would not wake up each morning to Joe Scarbrough. Having said that, he is a good ‘ol southern boy like myself and I do find myself identifying with him from time to time. So on [...]

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