about the idea that when you have a group that folks choose every 4 years, and a group you choose every 2 years, then if folks suddenly choose a WHOLE BUNCH of the 2 year guys, the 4 year guys don’t have the same presumption of support?
The OBVIOUS assumption is, if they’re all sorted by groups, the older-but-longer-hire guys did something annoying enough that folks chose the other option.
Been watching folks melt down over the idea of voting on a judge near an “election.”
News flash, our system is fairly well designed to minimize the damage that can be done by the longer-term guys via making it so short-term guys can stop or oppose changes with only a two year lag.
My kids enjoy listening to this stuff– although they only get a third of the references.
And my six year old just ran up to ask if they’re at a ComiCon. When told yes, she said: “Cool.”
It’s a business name, not a description. :D
Cedar’s got a blog up about it, and I learned a new word! Amigurumi, Japanese knit dolls.
If there is some unnamed virtue for which ambition is the vice, Thomas More had it, I believe: the desire to be at the center when important things are to be done, because you have the talent for them, and you are willing to serve.
Beware the Allure of the Inner Ring, Crisis Magazine.
I’ve got a tickle in my brain for the right word for that, maybe industry, but I can’t make it show up.