Sand in the Gears

Stream of conscience

Friday, July 6th, 2012 Posted in Curmudgeonry | 3 Comments »

Whenever I have a lot to do, and I finally muster the resolve to do it, I'll say "time to get down to it." This always reminds me of that Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young song, which makes me think ...

On the conservative as warmonger

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 Posted in Curmudgeonry | 2 Comments »

The problem with political science professor Corey Robin's claim that warmongering is woven into the DNA of conservatives is that he can't seem to define his subject. One minute a conservative is a Burkean, the next he's a tea-partier, then ...