I derive a great deal of pleasure from doing what I do. But there are a few points of extreme unpleasantness to be sure. One of these is the fact that I am forced to spend a lot of time thinking about people like John Boehner.Yes - that helps to explain some of the periods during which I infrequently post.
[Tom Degan's Rant; emphasis added]
... then there's this, from Starbuck at Wings Over Iraq:
Any snarky commentary I might have on foreign policy and military affairs needs to take a back seat to today's tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas.Silence is golden.