Monthly Archives: January 2021

Watching Freedom of Speech Speed Atrophy in Real Time

Fenster writes: It is a good thing we have free speech embedded in the Constitution since it is damn near impossible to amend the thing. Further, hypocrisy being the tribute vice pays to virtue, there is as of yet no … Continue reading

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SCENES WE’D LIKE TO SEE*

Fenster Carlson writes: Tucker Carlson: Good evening and welcome to Tucker Carlson Tonight. The events that unfolded in dramatic fashion on January 6 were terrible. It is terrible that we saw violence take place in the one building that most symbolizes … Continue reading

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Note to K—-, on the morning of January 6

K—-: You write that perhaps Pence can simply not open some of the envelopes. I am not so sure about that one. I have not heard the argument that Pence can decline to open an envelope. And I don’t see … Continue reading

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Note to pals at S—–: Lin Wood Shocker

Hey S—– folks: Check out Lin Wood’s overnight tweets. This esteemed but apparently rogue attorney for the Trump side in the election fracas has been spouting extreme stuff recently, so much so that his allies want to create distance and … Continue reading

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Notes on Barbara and Night Train to Lisbon

Fenster writes: Two movies on the personal and the political. Barbara and Night Train to Lisbon. Is the personal the political? And if it is should it be? Sure sure history is a human enterprises driven by people, so politics … Continue reading

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