"The world is not a lodging-house at Brighton, which we are to leave because it is miserable. It is the fortress of our family, with the flag flying on the turret, and the more miserable it is the less we should leave it."
-G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
This here blog is a glimpse or two or three at the condition of the 'fortress of our family' through the eyes Timothy Goddard, a Christian writer with an unhealthy interest in politics living in the Puget Sound area.
A picture worth a thousand merde's Honestly, this picture is more than just an excuse to use that beautiful headline--it's a telling view of how much of the world sees the differences between the United States, led by George W. Bush, and France, led by Jaques Chirac. Funny... it's very different from the way many would have us believe the world sees us. Via Andrew Sullivan.