Over the last week, I was bombarded with images of the violence that erupted in Egypt. Initially, I watched the crisis unfold with a certain amount of detachment. In the beginning, it was just another faraway place, with foreign people disenchanted with yet another foreign leader, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. And then I heard the Egyptian government pulled the plug on the Internet.
Here at Feather Publishing, we receive lots of unsolicited press releases and other tidbits each week. Most go right into the delete pile.
But the following submission from Patrick Dorinson, who calls himself The Cowboy Libertarian (cowboylibertarian.com), caught our eye with its whimsical and common sense advice to new legislators. (We know some veteran legislators that could use a refresher.)
“We’ve got a whole bunch of newly minted members of Congress fresh off the campaign trail and now settlin’ into the Capitol.