We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Latest on the Anglican dispute - makes the Bird Dog glad he isn't Anglican/Episcopal - most of us Yankees are bred-in-the-bone Congregationalists, and figger such matters are local church decisions, and furthermore does not happen to feel that people's sexual proclivities are anyone's business, nor does he wish to hear about them in public - and our own Blog Shrink advisor, Dr. Joy Bliss, insists that "Private is Private": Click here: FT January 2005: Opinion