Wagnerian debates

A few years ago I watched on PBS the Metropolitan Opera's staging of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelungs, which were played in sequence over a week, preceded by a making-of documentary. I liked the documentary. I dislike most of Wagner's music - too long, too many strident notes for my taste, but I was fascinated … Continue reading Wagnerian debates

Liberal Cause and Effect Austin TX edition (Required reading for new NH residents)

This piece at Bill Quick's site (via Glenn) should be read by every Democrat who having voted for liberals for decades suddenly found the state too expensive to live in and moved to NH. On a recent evening, more than 300 homeowners who are worried about their rising property tax bills filled First Unitarian Universalist … Continue reading Liberal Cause and Effect Austin TX edition (Required reading for new NH residents)