Monthly Archives: May 2014

Election

“If once [the people] become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions.” So … Continue reading

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What Women Want

“Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.” So wrote George Bernard Shaw. Whether this is, or ever was, true I know not, but Janus Kowin-Mikke, … Continue reading

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Coal Country

As William Shakespeare, the four hundred and fiftieth anniversary of whose birth we mark this year, wrote: “Affection is a coal that must be cooled; Else, suffered, it will set the heart on fire.” Perhaps. But when it comes to … Continue reading

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