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An unwieldy mix of the sacred and the profane, uneasily co-existing in an ever more fragile shell. Celebrating no-shave Nov since Sept 1989.

Aaron Sorkins curiously blunted drama is an autopsy of frustration.

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Bobby Seale. Beinecke Library, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons


Racism and slavery were the training wheel lies for todays schizo-frenetic Right wing

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Photo by Jametlene Reskpon Unsplash


Was it a coup? An insurrection? Sedition? A lark? Some suggestions.

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Photo by Austin Pachecoon Unsplash


The party of contempt and spite has itself a rampage.

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https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/57/Rage.jpg


The human part of being lied to.

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Photo by Tolga Ahmetleron Unsplash

All causes shall give way: I am in blood
Stepp’d in so far that, should I wade no more,
Returning were as tedious as go o’er.

Macbeth Act III, Scene 4.


Two speeches that refute the simplemindedness that is originalism

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Douglass:Mathew Brady, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons || Lincoln: via Wikimedia Commons


Some ideas for making the writing and the experience even better.

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Photo by hannah graceon Unsplash

Editing


Cervantes in America.

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Honoré Daumier, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons


On the language, imagery, and narratives of elections.

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Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash


Just what is the will of the people?

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Tmaurizia, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

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