The Unbearable Lightness of Being There
December 7, 2015
Eve: May I ask your name? Chance: Chance. Eve: Chance? Chance: Chance, the gardener. Eve: Chauncey Gardiner? Mr. Chauncey Gardiner. Are you related to Basil and Perdita Gardiner? – Being There, 1979 People tell us who they are, but we ignore it. Because we want them to be what we we want them to be. –Don Draper, Mad Men President Obama used his third Oval Office address in seven years to say “Honey, I shrunk the country.
Up From Political Correctness
December 5, 2015
I won’t blame the neighbors, but the neighbors knew. Syed Farook and four or five others worked long hours in Farook’s San Bernardino garage for months leading up to a deadly Islamic terror attack last week. Neighbors knew. They knew Farook and his Pakistani wife, Tashfeen Malik, were up to no good. But the neighbors said nothing until after the massacre at a center for the developmentally disabled. **The suspicious neighbors were afraid, not of the Muslim terrorists, but of political correctness.