Peter Funt

A Message to Unlikely Voters
09/15/2010
When Barack Obama was a state legislator in Illinois he occasionally used the tactic of voting “present” on certain bills because the measures, as written, ... Read More
Book Report
09/10/2010
Just as parents try to get over the shock of this year’s college tuition rates, the bills start piling up for peripherals – everything from ... Read More
Smile Index
09/03/2010
So, how was your summer? I just finished a three-week trip, mostly by car, covering thousands of miles and sampling hundreds of opinions. I went ... Read More
Basic Fairness
08/18/2010
More Americans are suffering than at any time since the Great Depression due to rampant unemployment and the ensuing spiral that leads to hunger and ... Read More
Super-Sizing the Law
08/10/2010
On the day U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker issued his landmark ruling regarding same-sex marriage in California, I found myself at a McDonald’s restaurant listening ... Read More
Cut the Cards
07/31/2010
Dear President Obama: I’m writing to wish you many happy returns on your 49th birthday next Wednesday, and also to explain why I declined to ... Read More
Race Against Time
07/26/2010
One headline after another seems to confirm that racism remains a serious problem in America. Yet, while deeply disturbing, the situation is neither unexpected nor ... Read More
Penny Wise and Fan Foolish
07/22/2010
The sales slogan used by the San Francisco Giants this season, “It’s Magic Inside,” seems to pertain to this trick: Fans arrive early hoping for ... Read More
Link to This
07/16/2010
There are several things, Barack Obama, that I’m going to do, Tea Party, to promote what I write, Lady Gaga, and generate more buzz, oil-covered ... Read More