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Emma Sullivan and Separation of Government and State

December 2, 2011 by


In case you missed it, Emma Sullivan is a Kansas high school student whose irreverent tweet about Kansas governor Brownback, incurred his wrath and the wrath of Sullivan’s school administration. You can read about it here. The incident could evoke any number of commentaries on the many shabby aspects of the situation: Brownback’s pettiness;  the […]

Red Tory

October 31, 2011 by


Once upon a time in the United States, there was more to ‘official’ political discourse than the two-party dictatorship which we have today. The philosophy of the ‘losing’ side in the 1776 Revolution, chased North to Canada by gunpoint, is one such example. That ethic is Toryism. To be a Tory is not surprising in […]

Field Notes: Canadian Observations

January 14, 2011 by


Well, I have returned safely from Canada, and I have a few thoughts and observations to convey. This isn’t anything cohesive, but rather things which have been kicking around in my brain. 1) Victoria BC is proof that zoning works. 2) Canada is, in fact, better. 3) There is something dreadfully wrong in the US. […]