Trayvon Martin: Latest Cause Celibre


  There are no protesters in the streets here in Kandern, Germany. No one even mentioned the Zimmerman trial at dinner last night, although several did remark on the beauty of the stone church in the valley below. I learned about the non-guilty decision the same way many people learned of it, through the go-to-news [Read More...]

The Joker


His isolation. Their inability to distinguish reality from pretend. Those are two of the primary observations that continue to emerge from the devastation of the Colorado shooting. By all accounts James Holmes was a nice enough guy but no one really knew him. He kept to himself. He was smart but a loner. We are [Read More...]