Starry-eyed Optimist

Keeping up with the Obama administration is a serious challenge for an amateur wonk like me.  I can barely keep up with everything they are doing (which I see as a good thing), and I certainly can’t blog at their speed. I was writing my post on transparency and accountability last night and took a… Continue reading Starry-eyed Optimist


The term “sea change” has been so overused that it has become almost meaningless.  However, given my last post, renaissance is probably a better descriptor anyway.  What am I talking about? In his introduction to Senator Hillary Clinton’s confirmation hearing this morning, John Kerry explicitly stated that global climate change is an issue of national… Continue reading Addendum