September 2012

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Going Viral

A week ago a sleepy Dutch suburban town was shocked when thousands of “partygoers” invaded the streets, raiding shops and damaging private property. What had happened? A teenage girl had announced her Sweet Sixteenth on…

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Regarding voter suppression

Ordinary people forget, or they didn’t pay attention in their high school civics classes: “Governments…deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, —That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of their ends,…

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Of Cats Past, Part Three

For seven years, I was the proud owner of four cats – or more accurately: I was proudly owned by four cats, which is quite an army. They provided me with ample material for my…

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