I wrote yesterday that being there made me feel a little low, and it still does, a bit. A couple of vignettes in particular stand out. First is that of a mother and daughter buying a golf club. One single club only, priced at a dollar ninety-eight. The mother had a pinched and disappointed [...]
Although it probably won’t assuage those who are intellectually committed to “realist” foreign policies – whatever that means, at a time when cartoonists living in such absolutist dictatorships as Denmark and Britain face death threats from people who were themselves born into the arms of the state – the WSJ has a response to [...]
Sorry for not weaving one more strand of the Rhythms saga, but it was nuts this weekend. Simply. Crazy. And anyways, I did find a lovely little WordPress plug-in that would “find all” and “replace all,” which means that all of those strange html tags that got loose during the iBlog to WP 1.5 [...]
This won’t even be short, it will be ephemeral. Here and – poof! – gone before you know it.
Just so’s you know.
There’s a new bypass open on the 5 North, just past the 5/805 merge, which takes your humble scribe out of the heaving, boiling morass that is the [...]
At the risk of being Pollyannish, I think it’s possible that the shocking violence in Iraq over the demolition of the Shia shrine of Imams Ali al-Hadi and Hasan al-Asksari in Samarra might actually end up being a good thing in the long run. I say this knowing full well that hundreds of innocent [...]
Speaking at the retirement ceremony of the finest leader I ever met, my departmental master chief petty officer aboard USS Last Ship. Thirty years of service and the Navy’s senior enlisted air controller. We’re doing the service aboard the USS Midway museum, which should be great, so long as I don’t get any part [...]
I figure, hey: With a lead like that? How’re you going to pass on this one:
…David Horowitz, who’s included a Cole entry in his new book, The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America. According to a press report, “Cole called the chapter on him ‘dishonest’ and said that it is ‘if [...]