Archives : Jun-2008

It has been cried from the rooftops: “The Democrats want to nationalize the oil industry!” And it is true. But why should anyone really be surprised? The Democrats have long stated their desire to nationalize entire sectors of the nation. Recall the recent ‘debates’ about the American health care industry. And what is ‘Social Security’ … Read more

Who says there is ‘not a dime’s worth of difference between the Republicans and the Democrats’? On an entire host of issues there is enough disagreement that no compromise could ever be possible. One does not compromise with Evil. To do so is to become evil yourself. Abortion is one such issue. Democrats love it, … Read more

There seems to be no bottom to the abyss into which this nation—willfully, eagerly, delightedly—has plunged. Those activities that a mere generation ago were condemned by all classes as morally repugnant and not fit even for the barnyard animal are now proudly and confidently displayed in public. They receive government subsidies, accolades from all the … Read more

While waiting for the muse of prose to reappear, I found at last the reason why teenage girls do not do well in math. More here. The artist’s competence at drawing the human body is apace with my own. His commentary, though, is the thing. Hat tip: Right on the Left Coast

I am having a bit of writer’s block as my teacher’s mind and body morph into the mind and body of a manager of 100 young interns at a tree farm. These interns are high school and college kids. It is my summer job, my second year at it. I am outside more or less … Read more

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.—Hamlet By now all have read of a previously unknown tribe located near the region of Brazil and Peru. Let us not be surprised that such a thing is unique. It is not. It bedevils the modern mind to imagine … Read more