Oct 092016

Folks, Hillary Clinton will be the 45th President of the United States. It is time to get comfortable with that eventuality. The Republicans, given the deepest, most talented field of candidates in a lifetime, managed to nominate possibly the only candidate a figure as reviled as Hillary Clinton could defeat. I am hoping for Republican […]

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Oct 052016

We’re back from our usually-annual junket to the Alabama Gulf Coast, with suitably recharged wills and souls. A few highlights (click images for larger): The Hole I always wanted to dig a hole up on the dry part of the sand, and go deeply enough to hit water. My boys and their friend Jake actually […]

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Oct 032016

So there’s this film out there about the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Eleven people died, with several more wounded. The resulting environmental and economic damage was catastrophic. The Gulf economy has largely recovered in many places, but a lot of livelihoods perished and never came back, too. I don’t want to watch a movie about […]

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Sep 272016

I had a good time live-blogging the debate last night on Twitter, though I came away a little disappointed that we didn’t have more fireworks. Here was my immediate post-debate analysis on Facebook last night, which still sounds right to me this morning: Hillary started the evening almost in zugzwang, or perhaps playing Russian roulette with […]

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Sep 262016

Dudes and dolls, alas, it still appears that we are not the marks in the most massive Candid Camera stunt ever, so tonight is the first presidential debate. It is scheduled for 8-9:30 pm CDT tonight. I will be live-blogging this particular chapter of the apocalypse on Twitter. Please join me. We may be going straight to […]

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