It’s been awhile since I posted anything about the relationship between conservatism and authoritarianism, probably because I was so pleased by the election of President Obama. But I have said before, and I’ll say it again, just because President Obama Continue reading →

I Can See Clearly Now

This is one of my all-time favorite songs and I think it is very appropriate to listen to it again, after the first days of the Obama administration. No, not all is perfect, but what a difference, eh? Update 12/05/2010: Continue reading →

Prosecuting Evil

Many Americans are deliriously happy that the nightmare of the Bush Administration is finally over. President Obama has made some very forceful statements that show that he intends to correct the abuses committed by those who served under President Bush. Continue reading →

Fresh Air

President Obama has started off his term strongly. From freezing the pay of people working for him, to issuing strong ethical guidelines for the behavior of those who serve with him, to declaring that accountability in government will best be Continue reading →

Cool Architecture

For many years, I’ve been attracted to unconventional architecture, perhaps because of my affinity for sculpture. I’ve often thought that houses are “livable sculptures” and perhaps that is why I like organic architecture. I have three copies of Woodstock Handmade Continue reading →

The Bush Legacy

For several years now, there have been strident calls from the Left to prosecute officials of the Bush administration as war criminals. President-elect Obama has said that if crimes were committed, they need to be investigated but at the same Continue reading →