one in a limitless series
Does this seem as wrong to you as it does me?
Lurid doings down at the courthouse
Is the literary class impoverishing literature?
As if that were hard.
In the end, we decided to flag it.
Thankfully, the world will not be ending anytime soon.
“The blacks love me!”
Re-hearing things for the first time.
The tension between Kiryas Joel and Monroe, NY continues.
I Don’t Know
You heard it here first, though we may be making things up.
Seeing progress in the little things…
History repeats, cycles become complete… Word to the (partisan) drumbeat.
Some are born unserious; others achieve unseriousness; some have unseriousness thrust upon them.
When does winning 70 games in the NBA mean squat?
Salvage vs Revolution
I need people to tell me why my portfolio sucks. Or, perhaps, doesn’t.
Instead of paying any attention to B.o.B., read this short essay on conspiracy theories.
Ben Franklin was not a non-religious “deist.” But neither was he a traditional orthodox Christian. For some cutting edge research that sheds light on Franklin’s actual religious beliefs, click on the link.
Good advice for writers and non-writers alike.
If the Oilers can become the Titans and the SuperSonics can become the Thunder, what of the newest team to play (again) in the City of the Angels!
Shameless pandering for a worthwhile cause.
A recent court case in Illinois may mean that not-for-profit hospitals will lose their tax exemptions.
M.G. Oprea doesn’t like the way you talk.
Not Rosa Parks.
Ken White fisks the President before Burt Likko could even get home from his day job to try.
A couple worthwhile pieces on Tamir Rice.
Seriously, what would the response be if the 100-150 heavily armed militia members who took control of a government building were Black? Or Muslim?
How would the government respond? Law enforcement? The media?
How authentic is it to the various religious systems the notion that all religions try to get at the same essential truth and in a sense do?
“Demagoguery flourishes when democracy falters.”
“Maybe the presidency itself should be regarded as one of those things that is good to have but not a must-have, especially if obtaining it requires uncomfortable change.”
Friends, cinephiles, Star Wars fans, lend me your eyes.
R.I.P. Mister Kilmister, 1945-2015.