PREPOSTEROUS [pri-POS-ter-uhs]: absurd; senseless; utterly foolish


I wrote a blog posting recently in which I cautioned against the flippant use of superlatives.   I think it was good advice.   But every now and then there is an appropriate use of a superlative, and this may be one.  What I am going to write  about is not just bad, or even […]

JUST SAY “KNOW”: a response to anti-intellectualism

Over the past year I have made numerous references to the attempt to “dumb down” the expectations of the American people in order to assuage the desires of a group of political activists who embrace anti-intellectualism as their credo.  The most obvious example of this segment of our society is the Tea Party movement which […]