Joe and I aren’t dead, or in an Iranian jail (take a moment to think about and act for Hoder). Joe’s in Toronto on a (good news when he can share it) family mission; I’m working two jobs in New York and California plus trying to teach myself WordPress so I can migrate this blog by next monthend.
I’m almost ready to give it a shot, and so blogging will hopefully resume on a shiny new platform in the next few weeks.
In the meantime, I’m also wrestling with my reaction to the Tea Party.
On one hand, many of their political positions aren’t mine. There is a genuinely conservative core to the movement. But…
…there’s something more than that as well. Much more. They are aligned perfectly with me in opposing the Skybox nature of our modern politics, which has become almost entirely focused on rent-seeking and dominated by self-serving elites and those who serve them in the hope of joining them.
The leaders of the modern labor movement and other ‘progressive’ advocacy movements are, for the most part, simply fighting for their place at the trough.
The trough needs to be emptied, and I need to decide if that’s more important than specific agreement on social or environmental issues.
More to come…