A tragedy amidst a triumph

As a runner–or at least, as a person who runs, who socializes with runners–The Boston Marathon is a legendary event; for many, it represents a lifetime achievement. Merely qualifying requires an extraordinary level of physical stamina. The qualifying times for … Continue reading

John Roberts saves the Court, torpedoes the Romney campaign

The Supreme court upheld the constitutionality of the ACA on Thursday, but in doing so dealt the Romney campaign a serious blow.  He may not be able to recover.  The survival of Obamacare was a shot below the waterline, and … Continue reading

Optional, but acceptable: A sanctioned killing.

There were two new developments in the Trayvon Martin shooting this week of note, only one of which rattled my view of the case.  First, it was revealed that George Zimmerman sustained injuries in his confrontation with Trayvon Martin, but … Continue reading