Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Sarah & Duck – An Appreciation

Sarah & Duck is the best show currently on television.  Sadly, relatively few people watch it.  That’s because it’s a children’s show.  It is marketed towards people under ten, or maybe even under eight.  In the U.S., it airs on Sprout and in the U.K., it airs on CBeeBies.  Luckily, it is also available on Netflix.  […]

Vote for Hillary Clinton. You owe it to too many people.

I’ve written in the past about not voting. I was writing in the midst of President Obama’s second term, after five years of watching Hope and Change fail to live up to my expectations. Where was the closure of Guantanamo? Where was the single-payer healthcare law? Where was the era of peace promised by resets, […]

Montesquieu – The Spirit of the Laws – Part 3

[For a brief explanation of this project go here.  And for bibliographical information go here.] BOOK 1 – On laws in general.  Chapter II – On the laws of nature Chapter 2 is short, just a little over one page, but Montesquieu covers a decent amount.  He starts by saying that the laws of nature […]

Montesquieu – The Spirit of the Laws – Part 2

[For a brief explanation of this project go here.  And for bibliographical information go here.] BOOK 1 – On laws in general.  Chapter I – On laws in their relation with various beings. Here is my second entry in my public reading series.  I must apologize for the delay.  My life has been challenging lately.  […]