Being someone who has the capacity to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, the Democratic victory in Alabama seems too good to be true.
Roy Moore declined to show the good grace of conceding the election to Doug Jones. He cites uncounted military and rural votes. Roy Moore lost by 1.5 percent of the vote. Had all of the 1.7 percent that went to write-in candidates gone for Jones the margin would have been over 3.2 percent.
There will be no automatic recount. A…Continue
If Adam Smith were to appear today he would be distressed to find that, while his work, “The Wealth of Nations”, significantly affected the course of history and supported the development of what later came to be known as capitalism, he would be distressed to find that his earlier work, “The Theory of Moral Sentiments”, has been largely misunderstood or completely…Continue
As I lay in bed last night I understood for the first time the meaning of winter solstice; the reason for prehistoric astronomic calendars. I understood why Saturnalia (Yule, Midwinter) got usurped by Christmas.
It’s been a hell of a week.
This past Monday I came down with some intestinal affliction that had me sleeping…Continue