It’s 11:39PM on the eve of the Great Tea Revolt. As I sit here, fresh off of my 12-hour shift at work, the national media is reporting headlines like “G.O.P. Captures House” and “Midterm Train Wreck”; the Republicans (particularly in their hard-right Tea Party libertarian wing) are winning this battle. And I thought to myself, [...]
There’s currently something going on in Washington that Twitter has called “912dc” (New York Times story); it’s a protest against not any particular act by government, but against government itself. More Jeffersonian than anarchistic, though. This protest bothers me a lot, and I thought that maybe if I wrote down my ideas as to why, [...]
A few minutes ago, I was reading an article from my hometown’s newspaper, the Fall River Herald News. It was an article indicating that half of the schools in Fall River have been classified as “needs improvement” by the state. I’m not here to talk to you about the article so much; it was hardly [...]
Relying on the numbers of my friend Martin Pyne, the 2008 Democratic Primary is over and Barrack Obama is the winner. Woo!