find a pulse

Pleasure is the pulse of life.


invasive species

Number one inimical invasive species: humankind.



It proved to be a brittle kind of celebrity.


there's no there there

The only thing we can be sure of about the future is that we’ll have a lot to talk about when we get there.


neither here nor there



word problem

The news account stated: ‘X was found sleeping in a restroom’. That kind of makes sense.


whose money

When I hear someone say ‘I want keep more of my money’ or ‘The government wants to take all my money’, I want to ask that person to take a bill from his wallet or her purse and to read it: That bill has ‘The United States of America’ printed on it, and the only reason it’s worth more than the paper it’s printed on is because a strong government supports the rule of law, infrastructure, security, education and the social programs that give value to that currency. That money is a gift of your good government.