Tweet It turns out that the young man who hung on the Union Jack flag in order to climb a cenotaph dedicated to the dead of WWI, a cenotaph that has inscribed on it in large letters “the glorious dead,” has apologized, claiming he knew not what he did. Hogwash. First of all, any halfway [...]
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Tweet For the past two days, I’ve been gathering links that I’ve meant to use in stand-alone posts. That’s clearly not going to happen, though, so let me pass the links onto you, in the hope that you find them as interesting as I did. Here’s something of a public service announcement: if you post [...]
Tweet A quick, and personal, history of San Francisco’s decline from the 1960s to the present I was born and grew up in San Francisco. My very earliest memories of the City just predate the advent of the hippies. At that time, the City was a solid amalgam of working class people, middle class people, [...]