Has it really been three weeks since my last posting? Ugh.

Have the polls for President Obama really collapsed that much? Double ugh. It boggles my mind that we would willingly elect a vulture capitalist to the most important public office in the world.

Went to a great conference last week, so there’s that. Paper was well-received, and I got to hear a lot of new music.

Working on this aphorism, and would appreciate any editing feedback: The modern conservative movement believes that the only function of government is to erect religious monuments on public spaces.