Category: Politics

  • Pandemic Polemic

    May you live in interesting times. Not, it seems, an “old Chinese curse,” but a curse no less. The article linked above has a good quote from an 1898 speech delivered by Joseph Chamberlain, father of Neville Chamberlain: I think that you will all agree that we are living in most interesting times. (Hear, hear.) I never […]

  • Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

    Susan and I are fans of the Daily Show and the Colbert Report. We can’t always stay up late enough to watch both, but we often at least watch the Daily Show. And those we miss, we often catch in re-runs, given how frequent their vacations are. (On a side note, as I told a […]