Monthly Archives: January 2012

I feel confident that sooner rather than later, the American people will come to see [Obama’s] first term from the same calm, sane perspective. And decide to finish what they started.

I feel confident that sooner rather than later, the American people will come to see [Obama’s] first term from the same calm, sane perspective. And decide to finish what they started. Andrew Sullivan’s latest, a couple paragraphs after he calls … Continue reading

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An (Elihu) Root-striker

I’ve been pushing the Henry David Thoreau inspired vision of “rootstrikers”: There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. Maggie McKinley reminds me of the other rootstriker inspiration — one … Continue reading

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My interview today on the GREAT DEMOCRACY NOW! (as, “Democracy Now!,” isn’t that show just great?). (And no, the beard is not permanent. It is a function of being buried in a writing project. The razor is waiting at home for this piece to be finished.)

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