Sound and Darkness

Camel the band (as opposed to the animal and the cigarette) were for several years during the 1970s on the periphery of progressive rock. Much like their fellow countrymen Gentle Giant, while the band enjoyed a certain level of success, it was never the stuff of chart-topping records and sold out arenas. Whereas Gentle Giant … Continue reading Sound and Darkness

The Bladensburg Cross, Supreme Court Precedent, and the Dirty Dozen

On June 20th the Supreme Court handed down their decision in regard to the 32 foot tall Blandensberg cross, which is located in Maryland.  The Supreme Court ruled correctly that the cross does not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.  The rational behind that decision was however deeply flawed, leaving the door wide … Continue reading The Bladensburg Cross, Supreme Court Precedent, and the Dirty Dozen

Debate Dud, Cameron to Front Page, Global Warming Colorado Style, India Importing American Oil, Boomers Bust Under the Fedora

I watched the Democrat debate from my hotel room at Pintastic NE (which starts for me at 11 am YAY!) and other than the fact that Tulsi Gabbard was clearly the most physically noticeable and she and Corey Booker were the most vocally noticeable my opinion can be summed up in three tweets. The Democrats … Continue reading Debate Dud, Cameron to Front Page, Global Warming Colorado Style, India Importing American Oil, Boomers Bust Under the Fedora