Daily Archives: November 11, 2011

The Omelas Connection

At least a few people have pointed me in the direction of this SFGate column by Michelle Richmond, which uses “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” as a metaphor for what happened at Penn State. Ms. Richmond’s article was posted after mine and thus folks are wondering if that constitutes her taking my idea […]

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The Thanksgiving Advent Calendar, Day Eleven: The Service of Veterans

Which include my father, father-in-law, brother, several cousins, and many friends. Thank you, folks. Really, thanks. (The story of that picture here, at the Wikipedia article I borrowed it from.)

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In Which I Select a Current GOP Presidential Candidate to Vote For

As most of you are no doubt aware, in 2012, I am about as likely to vote for a GOP candidate for president as I am likely to vomit a Volkwagen Beetle straight out of my esophagus. But if I had to vote for a GOP candidate for President, which current GOP candidate would I […]

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