A Straight Shot of Politics

A blog from a gentleman of the Liberal political persuasion dedicated to right reason, clear thinking, cogent argument, and the public good.

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Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States

I have returned from darkness and quiet. I used to style myself as "Joe Claus", Santa Claus’ younger brother because that is what I still look like. I wrote my heart out about liberal politics until June of 2006, when all that could be said had been said. I wrote until I could write no more and I wrote what I best liked to read when I was young and hopeful: the short familiar essays in Engish and American periodicals of 50 to 100 years ago. The archetype of them were those of G.K. Chesterton, written in newspapers and gathered into numerous small books. I am ready to write them again. I am ready to write about life as seen by the impoverished, by the mentally ill, by the thirty years and more of American Buddhist converts, and by the sharp eyed people [so few now in number] with the watcher's disease, the people who watch and watch and watch. I am all of these.

Monday, September 20, 2004

A Graceful but Sad Withdrawal

The Reverend Donald Sensing has announced that he will cease posting, except for Sunday Sermons, for at least 6-8 weeks, perhaps longer. He has written an immense amount of very thoughtful and worthwhile material so I will continue to list One Hand Clapping on my Blogroll, but will add Sunday Sermons as a separate entry and will link to them from time to time.

My best to you, sir, all of your fans in the virtual world will miss you.


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