Tag Archives: Republicans in the Wilderness

About Nothing

The most popular sitcom since Lucille Ball was doing whatever that was that she was doing back in the fifties turned out to be Seinfeld – which ran for nine seasons, finally wrapping in May, 1998, after 180 episodes, and it … Continue reading

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As the Awful Future Arrives

Those two years in Canada were fine. London, Ontario, turned out to be full of wonderful old trees – it is the Forest City after all – and the place looked and felt like some friendly and pleasant small town … Continue reading

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Growing Into the Inevitable

The folks at Facebook are worried. The key demographic that drives all American commerce – teenagers, and those who wish they were still teenagers, and those who think they somehow still are teenagers – has decided Facebook is for old … Continue reading

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Brooks Explains

The Republicans have a problem. If they make sure the wrong sort of people find it hard to ever vote in an election ever again, then they’ve got this in the bag – they’ll win back the Senate in the … Continue reading

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Playing Marco Polo

Marco Polo is that children’s game that proves humans aren’t bats – it’s all about acoustical location. It’s a form of hide-and-seek where the person who’s “it” closes his or her eyes and shouts out “Marco” and everyone else is … Continue reading

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Quarreling and Intellectual Bankruptcy

People generally quarrel because they can’t argue. G. K. Chesterton is said to have said that, and he was onto something there. Imagine you’re stuck in the middle of nowhere, quite lost, and everyone is trying to figure out what … Continue reading

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What to Say When the Team Loses

The government makes and enacts policies that effect us all – at the local level with zoning laws and deciding to provide police services in a certain manner and not another, and your local school board might keep your kid … Continue reading

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