Notes from Wolf County — Christmas, Supply Side Vampires, and the Queens’ Caligula has a Cow

When there’s a strong element of satire in your writing, as there is in mine, it’s difficult in this Age of the Queens’ Caligula. Also, when you are practicing Stoicism as a substitute for religious faith and as a working philosophy, things that leave you speechless with rage are best avoided even as it becomes clearer and clearer that we are a lost nation, stumbling toward some new realities that might amaze us.