Monthly Archives: January 2010

Ripping the Lies Away from History

Oliver Stone is working on a 10-part documentary entitled, “The Secret History of the United States.” Mr. Stone, whose last foray into history – “JFK” – lionized the absurd theories of a megalomanical district attorney, says that Hitler was “enabled … Continue reading

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Just Stunning

I was listening to the stream from WGUC on the computer last night while reading. A piece I’d never heard of by a composer I’d never heard of was announced: Lux Aeterna by Morten Lauridsen. From the first few measures, … Continue reading

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Throw the Bums Out

The special election in Massachusetts appears to be, at the very best, uncomfortably close for the Democrats’ taste. More pessimistically, the seat may well be lost to the Republican candidate. How is that possible, some may cry. After all, this … Continue reading

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The Dead Shall Live

A rich vein of Coakley voters waits to be tapped.

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Geriatric Delinquent

With Lacey no longer with us, we wanted her sister Silver to have a companion as a house dog and decided on Silver’s half-sister Belle. We figured that quiet, unassuming, unassertive Belle would be the perfect house-mate for our old … Continue reading

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