A life in words
In Memoriam J. P. H.
This one’s a bit macabre—caveat lector! March first has known some tragedies. On this day in history, in 1910, the deadliest avalanche in U.S. history swept over the rail depot in Wellington, Washington, killing 96. (So heavy was the slab of ice and snow, that the last of the bodies weren’t retrieved until July of […]
The crisis in Ukraine—a few thoughts
The Internet is rife with Russian propaganda and disinformation campaigns. In any comment section on any platform, you’ll see the trolls. I’m posting this video from my tiny little blog, to do my part against that wave. It is stunning that anyone could hear such eloquent pleas for peace, and not back down. The cynicism […]
The principal difficulty lies, and the greatest care should be employed in constituting this Representative Assembly. It should be in miniature, an exact portrait of the people at large. It should think, feel, reason, and act like them. That it may be the interest of this Assembly to do strict justice at all times, it should be an equal representation, or in other words equal interest among the people should have equal interest in it. Great care should be taken to effect this, and to prevent unfair, partial, and corrupt elections.