Server Problems

Not the best time to have my server go down for about ten days due to inexplicable technical issues. The remarkable, worldwide protests that have expanded and strengthened after the killing of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis PD were just beginning when my server woes began. In the interim, they have become something truly remarkable, and I was away from here for all of it -- but...

Break

I mean that in at least two senses of the word: a break from the content that comes before this post, and a break for me from keeping up with this. Look closely and you'll see my last post - which comes right before this one - was the day after Super Tuesday…in 2016. As we all know, after that, Bernie Sanders engineered a spectacular come-from-behind victory in that contest and is well into...

New Digs!

Welcome to the new home of Post Tenebras Lux! New Years resolutions are the most oft-broken thing in the known universe (well, aside from GOP promises), but one of my goals in the new year is to try to recommit myself to blogging. PTL remains a one-person operation, so I have neither the person-hours nor the inclination to try to capture every newsworthy story as it floats by every day. I...

Last Chance to Vote in the Fabulous PTL Debt-Ceiling Poll!

I know, I know, it's Monday, August 1st, and the weekend's wrangling would appear to indicate that it's all over but the shouting (or, more accurately, screaming) as far as the eventual solution to the nation's manufactured debt-ceiling crisis goes. I tend to agree, since there is indeed a deal which can be measured and read about circulating. However, it's not over 'til it's over. The one thing...