Daily Archive: December 24, 2011


The Lazy Anti-Politics of the Paulites

Here’s how a reader explains to Sully why it is the newsletters don’t impact their support of Paul in 2012: The reason people are ignoring the 30 year old newsletters written by other people...



For the parents in the League.


The Best Things in Life are Free but Eat a lot

Warning: the following post talks about cats. It talks about other things, kinda, but mostly cats. If the thought of catblogging gives you hives, you probably want to not click through. The point of...


Season’s Greetings – Government Style

I wonder if I might crave your momentary indulgence in order to discharge a by no means disagreeable obligation which has, over the years, become more or less established practice in government service as...


Thermomixed Up, Part 5: Cabinet Scrapers

(Previously, Parts 1,  2,  3 and 4) My friend Bob Wise is somewhat of a celebrity in the world of self-built boats. He’s a celebrity because he and his wife commissioned, then built, then cruised a 38 foot sharpie...