On Patriotism and Making Things go Boom

While the state of California may literally be on fire, the rest of our nation is too, at least figuratively.  The Muslim Ban was ruled constitutional, immigrant children still haven’t been reunited with their parents, central American women seeking asylum from the brutal forces of gang violence and rape are no longer welcome here, and, … Continue reading On Patriotism and Making Things go Boom

I’m a lobster and so are you

You are a lobster in a pot full of cool tap water.  The question is: Is the water still cold?  Because you’re still the lobster.  And you’re still in that cookware, we know this much is true.  But has anyone ignited the gas below?  Has the flame started licking the bottom of the pot? I … Continue reading I’m a lobster and so are you