Young Adult

From First Thoughts

Typically messed up people and messed up middle class lives make an interesting story when there is no revenge for which one needs to make retribution, or when there is no obvious injustice to which human dignity requires courageous defiance in defense what is right. Without bloody revenge or . . . . Continue Reading »

The Galveston Plan Keeps Coming Up

From First Thoughts

In recent debates both Cain and Gingrich have brought up the “Galveston Plan” as the proper manner to deal with public pensions obligations. Apparently what a second rate town populated with people fleeing their own pasts who are smart enough to hold out for themselves in their own . . . . Continue Reading »

The Debates Are Tiresome

From First Thoughts

Whether I speak in terms of what is considered to be important in terms of sexuality (or pretentiously called eros), or whether I present it in terms of a Brian De Palma movie about fate, apparently I must present it terms of the Republicans seeking the nomination in order to be take seriously. But . . . . Continue Reading »