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

Teenaged Pundit

Thanks to Joe Gandleman of The Moderate Voice for showcasing a young man with a sharp mind and an amazingly well formed style, Andrew Quinn of the new blog, Teenage Pundit. Check him out. You won't be disasppointed.


Blogger Andy Quinn said...

Thanks for the link and comments!

(PS : Don't know how old my email is that's associated with Blogger, but if you wish to contact me kindly use a.q(at)comcast.net. Thanks again!)

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