Richard Rhames

Richard Rhames is a dirt-farmer in Biddeford, Maine (just north of the Kennebunkport town line). He can be reached at

Ruralist Lament: Afghanistan, 20 Years On

Farming: A Dirty Truth

Rural Lament: Wet and Waiting for Chicken

The Curse of Memory: a Ruralist’s Lament

Revenge of the Tundra

When Piggies Come Home to Roost

Roman Legends, Book Burning and History’s Hunt

Revenge of the Noid

Invisible But Not Completely Insolvent

Got Farms?

Jobs is a Four Letter Word

Panning for Pyrite on a Cold Day at the Mall

Gaza and the Goon Squad Meet the Wizard

Bush, the Sole Survivor

Welcome to Soup Kitchen America

Corporatizing the Kids

Busty Bimbettes, Bombs and Brand Obama

Walter and Me (and You)

Palling Around with Ray the Plumber

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

Nothing for Something

Open Season

Hank-ering for a Bailout

A Bailout to Nowhere

A Bailout to Nowhere