Orlando Tweets Two

[ by Charles Cameron — on a variety of other perspectives ] . Once again, my point is that there’s a whole lot of going on going on, and it’s worth getting a wide-angle view.. which means multiple perspectives, including those not your own: Good column by @sulliveiw. Before we knew much about #Orlando, every […] Read more »

Pole position

[exhumed by Lynn C. Rees] If a man continually blusters, if he lacks civility, a big stick will not save him from trouble but neither will speaking softly avail, if back of the softness there does not lie strength, power. -  Theodore Roosevelt One of the great strategic failures of the twentieth century was the failure [...] Read more »

An interesting pattern I’ll call Piggy in the Middle

[ by Charles Cameron -- on the travails of negotiators & peacemakers ] . I’m thinking of the simple, three-player version of the children’s game called Piggy in the Middle. Two plays face each other and toss a ball back and forth, while a third player standing between them attempts to intercept the ball in [...] Read more »