Volume IV                                 March 31, 2008                                Number 13
A Political, Social, Literary Journal

From Lawrence Velvel
Of Mamet And Chicago
Of Obamas And Elections
For someone who strongly disliked the place, and who wanted to and did leave it, I...

Implication for the Long Run
Developments Last Week
A Curious Quantity
Political Association
Whither Newsprint?
Not Really Second Thoughts
The Virtue of Mood
Mysteries of Learning
Everything Else

From John R. Guthrie
Sex: A Quickie
"Listen, Doc, I even used to have to close the trailer windows before we went to bed so the neighbors wouldn’t hear when she got excited...

From the Video Shop
The Kite Runner
The gang rape of Afghanistan by first the Russians and then the Taliban while the world looked on is the subject of The Kite Runner...

Wisdom from Polonius
Two powerful quotes from
James Bryce and Albert Einstein

Chuckle of the Week
When Grandma Goes To Court
In a trial, a Southern small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness...

Site of the Week
From Hkaled Hosseini.com
Afghan Relief Organizations

Editor's Panel

From the Editor
Here I sit, five weeks and two days after ordering Kindle, and still no word from Amazon...

From Liberty Street
Linguistic Holidays
This week I went to the library in Williston, Vermont to talk about a history of the boarding schools conducted by...

From Sanitas
A Lexicon for
the 21st Century
Definitions you will not find
in the normal dictionary

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