The Sophomore (Generously)

    “…an act…gives birth not only to an effect, but to a series of effects.  Of these effects, the first only is immediate; it manifests itself simultaneously with its cause – it is seen.  The others unfold in succession – they are not seen: it is well for us, if they are foreseen.” (1) [Emphasis Added] In recent days I have seen sporadic coverage and commentary | Read More »

    Passing the Torch: Twelve Words that Should Terrify the Civilized World

    Buried way down in the eighth paragraph of the Micheal Rubin piece titled “Iran’s Nuclear Project – The IAEA’s report on the Iranian nuclear bomb was predictable and inevitable” (1) is the passage reference in the only-slightly-overstated title above: “…Van Diepen, whom Secretary of State Clinton has taken under her wing…” Those who know me best may initially think that I am referring primarily to | Read More »