TELLING THE WRONG RIGHT TRUTH AT THE RIGHT WRONG TIME October 26, 2006
….Never believe for a minute that the violent schism between genuine
libertarians versus the right wing socialists who call themselves
conservatives is anything new. All of the warning signs were in place
decades ago, if we’d only seen them, if we’d only understood what they
….Let me tell you a story.
….Sometime near the end of my association with my first publisher,
my editor sent me a new novel written by another of his “stable” of
authors. The story involved a large-scale private undertaking, using
ships to tow an iceberg from Antarctic waters to some thirsty middle
eastern country like Saudi …
I OUGHTA BE IN PICTURES … October 19, 2006
….This morning, I received a pleasant and interesting message from
James Merritt, which he has kindly given me his permission to share with
I am really enjoying the online comic book version of The Probability
Broach. As you probably calculated when you authorized the serialized
publication of a few pages a week, some of us will be too impatient to
avoid purchasing copies well before the serialization ends. I think I
am among that group, although I want to read the full novel also, so
perhaps I’m on the hook for two purchases. Curse you!
I’m writing just to add my …
ONE BORN EVERY MINUTE October 8, 2006
Every now and again, I get a message that is so egregiously stupid, and in so many ways, that it begs to be shared with my readers.
This one appeared on my BigHeadPress blog as a reply to my essay, “It’s the Guns, Stupid”; I have yet to approve it, although I will just as soon as I finish this column. Its author is a self-styled “Chris Cocksucker” for reasons that apparently make some sense to him, with the e-mail address, incongrously enough, of firstname.lastname@example.org. For …