A Few Words About Words (Warning: Political Content to Follow)

Words are NEVER "just words." Lawyers know this: Words are very often deeds. Words are the difference between marriage and divorce; words can create a legal person in the form of a corporation; words can capitalize a company or set forth contractual obligations; words also set forth obligations and expectations for everyone in the form …

What Tower Is This? Political Betrayal, a Volcanic Eruption, Both, or Neither?

I wasn't expecting this, this morning. Drawing from the Samurai Tarot: The Tower, The Devil reversed, and tying the two together: the Five of Chalices. Among the major arcana, the cards are numbered so that The Devil is number 15, while The Tower is 16. In the Samurai Tarot, the Devil stands for deceit (though …