￼I am having a hard time with the news that my dear friend and one of the closest and smartest collaborators I’ve ever had, Sherle Schwenninger, has passed tonight.￼ Sherle was a cofounder of New...
James FallowsFrom our mutual friend @SCClemons, a note on the tragic and unexpected death of the wonderful Sherle Schwenninger. Sherle was original and brilliant, and also modest, generous, and kind—a combo you don’t always find. So sorry for this news.
View information, photos, videos and maps about the El Dorado Fire.
James FallowsAn interactive Esri “Story Map” on the ruinous El Dorado fire in California.
(This is the one widely known because it started with the gender-reveal fireworks. Known to me because it’s where I grew up.)
Informative, sobering map.
The Senate, for all its good manners and sophistication, is a greater threat to individual liberty than the raucous and badly behaved U.S. House.
James FallowsIn @thebafflermag our friend Tom Geoghegan with a ‘Modest Proposal’-type essay (“Abolish the Senate”) that turns into a list of practical steps.
What Mitch “Merrick Garland” McConnell has done is a symptom; TomG argues about the deeper disease.
President Donald Trump referred to fallen US service members at the Aisne-Marne cemetery in crude and derogatory terms during a November 2018 trip to France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, a former senior...
James FallowsFor those keeping track, it’s now:
-and, most recently, CNN confirming @TheAtlantic report on Trump dissing war dead as “losers” and “suckers.”