Monthly Archives: December 2013

Cesium 137 coming to the West Coast?

A lot of what’s on Zerohedge is alarmist, or hyped (and the comments are a morass of paranoia and cranks), but if even half of this is accurate, the West Coast is heading for a major surge of radiation from … Continue reading

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Friday Photo (2 days late)

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Kelly Clark the Artist

After a few days of reflection, my contribution to the public praise of this great man. A lot has been said about Kelly as a lawyer (he was indeed one of the best of his generation), an abuse advocate (none … Continue reading

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My friend, mentor, and brother, Kelly Clark — Requiescat In Pace

I can’t really say much beyond what I wrote earlier to an email to friends: For 13 years, Kelly and I “shared a brain”: I would know what he wanted to say, and he always knew best how to say … Continue reading

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Friday Photo

Upper Tumalo Falls, outside of Bend

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Private vs. Public Socialism

David Simon, a professional writer whom I do not know, laments the inability of capitalism to appreciate the mediating quality of socialism.  I’ve never been a “market red in tooth and claw” type of person, so I think I understand … Continue reading

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The Troubling Priorities of Cardinal Mahony

A friend emailed this link to me and advised “don’t read it unless you’re prepared to get very angry.” Indeed. He seemed almost temperamentally unable to see a problem and not do something. When a cathedral fire alarm stopped working, … Continue reading

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