Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

Why I Don’t Just Admit I Am A Democrat

Got an e-mail from someone who’s apparently been reading my archives to figure out my political views. It was a hostile e-mail, but at the heart of the e-mail is a legitimate question, which I will paraphrase as such: You say you’re politically independent but you vote like a Democrat. Why don’t you just admit […]

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The Big Idea: Lara Zielin

  Several years ago, author Lara Zielin took a trip to watch tornadoes. She was expecting storms, and she got them. Just not the ones she was expecting. Here she is to explain how that fateful, stormy trip relates to her latest book, The Waiting Sky. LARA ZIELIN: I’ve told people part of what inspired […]

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