January 28, 2003

like super glue for the evening jitters

What do aircraft wings, capitalism, rodents in Finland, and human hearts all have in common? Why are socialism and benevolent dictatorships such appealing economic and political philosophies, but so prone to corruption?

Steven has the words. Steven always has the words. If a day comes when Steven doesn’t have the words I’m going to brace myself for the moon to drop into the ocean and the earth to spin into the sun. Just like South Carolina sixth graders, Steven’s writings manage to hold reality together.

Then there’s this one.
It comes down to this: If Iraq managed a biological or chemical attack on U.S. soil (or even legitimately threatened such a move, U.S. policy is to nuke them into glass. Maximum retaliation to ensure maximum deterrent.