Monthly Archives: August 2013

Now What?

The reports of the past week suggest that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons against rebel strongholds on the suburbs of Damascus .  As the Syrian conflict goes from bad to worse to intolerably worse to indescribably worse, the extent of the damage … Continue reading

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The Governors

I’ve always had a rule when thinking about presidential politics.  It has kept me from the mindless speculation and useless musing that infects so many others, years from any serious vetting for an election. The rule has been: We have a … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

The dog days of summer are upon us.  Not a particularly hot summer but it had its moments.  The persistence of a warm day absorbs our energies and makes the worries and concerns of a complicated life seemingly remote.   Try as we … Continue reading

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