Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Big Move

It’s been difficult posting on a regular basis over the past few weeks. I have been trying to continue to work on my PhD dissertation while also making a big move from Scotland back to the US. I am flying … Continue reading

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TV Review: Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 2 – “The Night Lands”

Last week’s season premiere of Game of Thrones was mostly reintroduction of key characters and concepts from season one, so I’ve held off on a review until this week’s episode. The premiere episode didn’t have a ton of “historical” material, … Continue reading

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The President’s Hand

The Veepstakes are on! With Mitt Romney’s nomination as the Republican candidate for President highly probable now that Rick Santorum has dropped out, the punditocracy has switched from stoking the Romney-Santorum embers to speculating on who Romney should name as … Continue reading

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America, Iceland, Scotland, and the Crisis of the Judiciary

In late March, I attended the most recent roundtable discussion by Nordic Horizons at the Scottish Parliament. As I have mentioned in a previous post, the group is dedicated to raising awareness of Nordic governance as a possible example for … Continue reading

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