Things that take decades, or even centuries, to build can be destroyed in hours if the conditions are right.
A special night-time edition of PBOTB in honor of Donald Trump’s worst, most incompetent day. Let’s celebrate together.
Trump says Kamala Harris as president would insult "our" country? Whose country?
A reminder that the world is not a safe place.
Spoilers ahead. Be warned.
Trump’s authoritarian instincts are certainly served by executive orders, but his unilateral lawmaking is generally as fake as his “tan.”
The game I loved had something unfair at the heart of it. I ignored it. But a time came when I could no longer do that.
“The question wasn’t quite so much Pompeo discarding decades of diplomatic tradition to give the speech—why stop now?—as why he bothered to do it to give that speech. This must be the real reason Merkel doesn’t want to have a G-7.”
Day 1 of the Republican Conventiom—well, it didn’t end too badly.
Between the pre-Labor Day "dog days" of August, my daughter's wedding, and other responsibilities, I've been in a more introspective mood over the last month, and I think that's reflected in the three themes of August's pieces, of which there have been fewer. First, there were the pieces on my daughter's wedding. https://paperbulletsofthebrain.com/2020/08/03/gollum-and-little-e-a-love-story/ https://paperbulletsofthebrain.com/2020/08/07/a-letter-from-a-dad-to-his-daughter-on-her-wedding-day/ These … Continue reading Halt and Catch Fire