My Blog Week: April 19 to April 25

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Credentialing          A brief word, because it’s been a difficult week to get things done. Global death rates from COVID-19, according to the Reuters daily chart, are […]

My Blog Week: April 12 to April 18

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Foolishly Fatalistic         Fatalism is the near enemy of mission. Mission is the reason we live. If we are conscious and autonomous, we can do some good […]

My Blog Week: April 5 to April 11

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   The Race Is, or Appears to Be, On          Bernie Sanders has ended his campaign. A sexual assault accuser for Biden was up someone’s sleeve (her own, […]

My Blog Week: March 29 to April 4

All the Latest from Torsade!                             News! I’m up to the last couple of passages, soon to have finished the first draft…in short, I’ll be posting a Southern Gothic ghost story for you, in the summertime. Meanwhile, above, art for The Mirrors, […]

My Blog Week: March 22 to March 28

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Part and Parcel         It’s not a question of whether the environmental benefits of coronavirus lockdowns count as an upside to the pandemic. We’re far enough along […]

My Blog Week: March 15 to March 21

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Buying Our Way Out         First, a few policy points (because I have faith my readers are on the side of right, and don’t really need telling): […]

My Blog Week: March 8 to March 14

All the Latest from Torsade!                 Readers, I had to take a sick day yesterday, not for that. Just a vicious migraine. So My Blog Week got missed Sunday, but here it is in its proper slot today.                A Word on […]

My Blog Week: March 1 to March 7

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Henry Higgins, stat         As I’ve said before, one of the propagandist’s first-rank tactics is making hay of the Problem That Can’t Be Solved. To illustrate, say […]

My Blog Week: February 23 to February 29

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Running Rife           Public response to the potential pandemic seems fairly orderly in the United States so far. I live in a place of about 25,000 people, […]

My Blog Week: February 16 to February 22

All the Latest from Torsade!                             A Word on the Week   Phobia           In times past, when the chief source of news in America was the three networks and PBS, I had a complaint. Say, for the sake […]