Category: Access


The Ukraine Delusion

Jonathan Swift famously denied that man was a rational animal and insisted that he was only capax rationis, capable of exercising reason but rarely taking the trouble to do so.  What else an explain the repeated outbreaks of folly and delusion that have marked our history?


A Letter to the Editor from The Alabamian


Tonight, I went to a political campaign event where  state and local candidates or their representatives were meeting the public in my county.  I spoke to a gubernatorial candidate, and a representative for another at the event, both Republican.  I asked very superficial questions about how these two candidates felt about Southern heritage.