Daily Archives: March 27, 2014

Why I Never Ran for Public Office

…nor shall I ever. As a yute, I was a political junkie of the highest water. When that Cable TV came to our town I clicked right past MTV and Madonna to C-SPAN and stayed there, with occasional digressions. I … Continue reading

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Dang-y Dangy Dang Dang-y Dangy Dang

Can’t get Inna’s “In Your Eyes” out of my head these days. As with much Romanian-export-pop-tart material, I’m convinced the lyrics are meant to be ignored. But the chorus just makes me laugh. Crank it! Okay, okay, as a palate-cleanser, … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: Germ Theory of Liberty Edition

…[M]alaria and hookworm… had turned generations of Southerners into “anemic, weak, and unproductive children and adults.” Not surprisingly, Thornhill believes that the collectivism of the old South—the adherence to tradition, ethnocentrism, and suspicion of outsiders that marked his childhood—stemmed from … Continue reading

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Much too trusting

This story about a Ukrainian Marine who is feeling “betrayed” by his former friends in the Russian army after they attacked is a little bit sad. ‘Sorry brother’: Ukraine marines betrayed by Russian raid Just a year ago, Ruslan, a … Continue reading

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Last Day of the Quarter

I’m off for a week (give or take a day). I’ve got some range time planned, and some dental work. Hit the email if you’re interested in joining me for either experience. This quarter has been rough. Other than finishing … Continue reading

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