Snap out of It

Everything seems to be done in a hurry these days.   Even Elections! We're expected to vote first, ask questions later.    Bills are rushed.  Negotiations hurried.   Foreign policy is all Ready-Shoot-Aim.   Velocity trumps veracity. Politics is increasingly about snap decisions.    But speed has infiltrated every aspect ...

The story to here…

How did you get here? There’s something confronting about a question like this, especially when a gun-toting US border guard is asking it. You don’t want to hesitate or seem evasive. You want to get your story straight. Problem is, when you really think about it, it's not a straightforward question. How did I get here? How I answer ...