Monthly Archives: December 2013

IAGO

IAGO, the Shakespearean critics pretty much agree, “lacks motive.” Why does Iago hate the Moor so much? Asked another way, how was it that Shakespeare’s own audience seems simply to have accepted the situation as it was offered, as indeed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

ALEC

AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE EXCHANGE COUNCIL (ALEC), being parasitical, either knows quite explicitly it is suicidal, or is in various degrees unconscious of the fact. If ALEC knows it is suicidal, then it harbors a death wish of the sort nursed and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

This Florida

THINK FOR A MOMENT about this Florida of our time: an armed man in a vehicle stalks a teen-aged boy who is taking home a package of Skittles. The man is in communication with a police dispatcher who instructs him … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Numbers, Once More

ONCE MORE A SUMMARY of numbers whose perspective is called for: it takes 11.5 days for a million seconds to go by; it takes 32 years for a billion seconds to pass, and 32,000 years for a trillion seconds to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

What is a Gopster?

WHAT IS A GOPSTER? You’d like to know. Well, allow me, it is to say that in terms of the latest of lights at tunnel’s end where at last the bridging rubber road meets the words to be told like … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Generosity

I just got through ruminating a bit about courtesy — common or not — and I am instantly re-minded of generosity, because some we (who dare call ourselves Americans, and more… patriots) might have made infinitely-better use of what should … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I Accuse (again)

IT WAS OSWALD, this time it is massively clear,” we are told. No kidding. No use denying, by this time… Sorry, it was someone else, or some others, it was, very occamistically-shown, not a weakly-hostile, derangedly-dreaming sensibility that did a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment