A chink in the wall through which to speak


"Then, there is another thing: we must have a wall in the great chamber; for Pyramus and Thisby says the story, did talk through the chink of a wall." A Midsummer Night's Dream (Act III, Sc. i), by William Shakespeare Prowl the halls of government in Washington, DC, and you will find holes in walls,… Continue reading A chink in the wall through which to speak

Tramecksans in Congress, and the hobbling prince


"...for about seventy moons past there have been two struggling parties in this empire, under the names of Tramecksan  and Slamecksan, from the high and low heels of their shoes, by which they distinguish themselves...  The animosities between these two parties run so high, that they will neither eat, nor drink, nor talk with each… Continue reading Tramecksans in Congress, and the hobbling prince