Monthly Archives: February 2011

Libertarian paradise?

 Full disclosure:  I admit that I lose patience with most libertarian arguments. Briefly, this is that strand of American political thinking (are there Libertarians anywhere else?) that hyper-elevates individual freedoms and radically shrinks the roles of government. Libertarian rhetoric … Continue reading

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Apologies to Gary Larson

Most days feel like this ….

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Attitude Adjustments, part one

It is the rainy season here and that means clouds, a definite plus when it comes to bicycle riding in the tropics. I can easily bike the 3-4 miles to one of my preferred grocery stores under such a sky. In … Continue reading

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