Archive for March 2019

SO JUST HOW SKILLED AT LYING DO WE AMERICANS WANT OUR PRESIDENT TO BE? SOME THOUGHTS FROM THE FRONT LINES OF FALSEHOOD.

[We first posted this blog item back in July, 2006. Change a name or two, and it seems to be just as apt now as then:]
On the one hand, scientific proof is growing that George W. Bush is a very intelligent man. The argument centers on knowledge that has become so widespread that it’s something [...]

BACK WHEN I TRIED TO POST AN ORIGINAL FULL-BLOWN BLOG ITEM ONCE A WEEK, ONE WEEK I PROVIDED THIS ENCAPSULATION OF WHAT I CONSIDERED MY TEN BEST BLOG ITEMS FROM THE PAST

A reader in North Carolina writes:
I still believe in “significant coincidences,” which were demonstrated—once again—by a death in the family that brought me to Ohio for a week. As I woke up this morning, I ended up browsing issues related to my Web site and found your blog posting of the poem I had sent [...]