What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate

I think, as my elementary school gym teacher used to say, “we’ve had a failure to communicate.”  Whether it was an error of English on my part or a bout of quick reading on yours, I cannot say for sure.  It actually doesn’t really matter.  Nevertheless, in the opening...

We Need a War Win

I found your point about MacArthur’s effect on the Vietnam War to be quite fascinating, as well as agreeable. As with several topics throughout our econversation, I find it incredible that I didn’t think of it sooner. After all, The United States was riding high after...

Democratic Party’s Free Advertising

Your occasional word choice may indeed have been accidental.  But it also proved useful.  It got out of me my response which was, it seems, good.  And, after all, as Nietzsche would say, fortuitous looseness is better than idiomatic precision.  The accidental...

Political Biohazard

Of course your point about political incivility is rhetorical.  Meanwhile, partisan impoliteness has become a rampant rudeness in our civil society — in our uncivil society!  And now it’s preventing Americans from engaging in responsible public lives. People today are...

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