Entries from September 2008

A Garden Walk-around Breakfast; and some recollections of earlier times, in tranquility

Published on September 30th, 2008 by Malachi

Saturday Morning: No Time! I had something of a dilemma. I had limited time to do several things –bind a set of “Herself Long Ago” books; calligraph the labels on the slipcase (“speed calligraphy” is a contradiction in terms); pack them up and get to the local Post Office before the Saturday 1.00 pm closing. […]

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David Brooks’s column in the NYTimes today.

Published on September 30th, 2008 by Malachi

Do read David Brooks on the House’s failure to pass the bill yesterday. Herewith, the comment I left. As you can see, I liked it: Brooks no argument! I have never been David Brooks’s greatest fan, but this column is the best he has ever written. It seems to me that it’s authority derives from […]

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My “McCain” comment to the New York Times

Published on September 26th, 2008 by Malachi

This is the comment I left at the NYTimes just now after reading the account of McCain’s pre-Debate “drama”: The Temperamental McCain! The Angry McCain! The Impetuous McCain! The Unpredictable McCain! The Reckless McCain! McCain –the Risky Risk-taker McCain of the Hail Mary pass! McCain –Bomb Bomb Iran! McCain the Immature! McCain as President??? John…would […]

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