Look for the Union Label

I don’t remember what inspired this train of thought this morning. Maybe it was when I drove past the junk antique shop with the Republican signage, or maybe it was just thinking about how my labels have changed although I don’t actually think my core positions have. But anyway, I started thinking about politics andContinue reading “Look for the Union Label”

Too Much Information

I saw this story this morning, that Sandia Labs has come up with a smart bullet. That is a pretty cool thing, for sure. But way down at the end of the story there’s this quote: “Where we’re going is to a world where the individual soldier, Marine, sailor or airman lives in a bathContinue reading “Too Much Information”

When to Lie, and Why

The title of this post refers to a wonderful book of manners, “How to Behave, and Why” and I’m thinking about that particularly because we tell ourselves that we shouldn’t lie. We especially shouldn’t lie to the government. Not only is it not right thought nor right action nor right speech to lie, but itContinue reading “When to Lie, and Why”