Summer Reading List

In the spirit of reader service, for those of you who might find the summer season has graced you with a bit more leisure time than usual, and on the  hunt for a good book, your editor (that would be me) will list and briefly describe what I have been or am reading...

The Rule of Law

Something of a detour from our regularly scheduled programming, but we are not living in “ordinary times.” In the immediate wake of announcements from President Trump that he was ordering the end of the policy of separating children from their parents at the border,...

Happy Birthday, Adam Smith!

Born June 5, 1723, Kirkcaldy, Scotland: Died Edinburgh July 17, 1790, age 67. Of course few things are quite that simple.  June 5 was the date his baptism was recorded at Kirkcaldy church, so his actual birthday was almost surely a bit earlier; but custom and...

Memorial Day

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly.

Alan Hodgart, RIP

With deep sadness and a large dose of shock, I received word early this  morning that Alan Hodgart, a friend and colleague, died suddenly and unexpectedly yesterday in London. I have taken the liberty of reproducing below an email I received later this morning from...
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