Archive for June, 2014

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
1. Kick each summer off right with a blistering sunburn. 2. Is that Chanel No. 5 you’re wearing? Oh no, that’s just chlorine. 3. People constantly ask if you just got back from the beach, you bronze babe. 4. There is no more beautiful sound than thunder. 5. There is…

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This is the year of my 20-year college reunion, and of my son’s graduation from high school. Inexplicably, I have not been invited to give a commencement address this year. (I know, how could everyone have overlooked an obscure blogger with no notable career success?) In the spirit of graduation speeches, I give you my […]

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Originally posted on The Realignment Project:
Introduction: The Realignment Project often focuses on the furthest reaches of public policy – the big picture, the long term, the very edge of the Overton window – because these are the places where the true character of any political movement is manifest. Paul Ryan’s now-infamous roadmap is important,…

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