Wednesday, January 16, 2002


...boldy into the world of self-published political and cultural commentary. While some may see this as a catastrophe, others, chiefly, I suspect, those who have been receiving my essays by email and will now find some respite, may welcome the change. Why the title and the Adams quote? To remind me and promise the reader that, except for obvious forays into parody, sarcasm and other forms of fiction, the opinions and arguments here will be grounded in fact. This quote comes from Adam's famous defense of the despised British soldiers accused in the Boston Massacre, which defense shiningly illustrates that a just civilization requires open and fair courts, manned by zealous advocates.

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