Tag Archives: The Uses of History

The Day Goldwater Finally Won

History disappears. What happened long ago becomes no more than dry words on a page, or a curious hour on basic cable, on one of those channels that no one watches – where Hitler always loses the war or Martin … Continue reading

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Sitting in the Dark

Retirement’s an odd thing, that time when you no longer have to show up at the office, or actually when no one will ever hire you again, and you get to do what you always wanted to do. That’s of … Continue reading

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