Daily Archives: August 29, 2011

Lesson learned: live where the politicans do

Cos Cob’s been back on line for hours – Riverside is still in the dark. To be fair, I fully understand that there are millions without power in the state and I am not the King of Siam, so patience is the watchword. But it’s still a pain in the neck.

Posting will be pretty light until we get power on back home but eventually, ….

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Rumor has it power’s back in Cos Cob

Could it be? What’s happening with Riverside?

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Clarence Thomas – legal genius?

From Instapundit

WALTER RUSSELL MEAD:  Clarence Thomas And The Amendment Of Doom:“This is one of the most startling reappraisals to appear in The New Yorker for many years.  It is hard to think of other revisions as radical as the declownification of Clarence Thomas: Herbert Hoover as the First Keynesian?  Henry Kissinger as the Great Humanitarian? . . .  If Toobin’s revionist take is correct, (and I defer to his knowledge of the direction of modern constitutional thought) it means that liberal America has spent a generation mocking a Black man as an ignorant fool, even as constitutional scholars stand in growing amazement at the intellectual audacity, philosophical coherence and historical reflection embedded in his judicial work.”  Yeah, that’s pretty much the story.

 

 

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Power outges

Spotty throughout town but we got hit hard in Riverside. Last I hear, CL&P has yet to start restoration work down here but they are “working on a plan”. We’ll be out til Thursday or even Friday. Bummer.

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