Dan Antion is a regular commenter on my blog and a particular fan of my silly definitions. He muses amusingly about life and takes some wonderful photos which you can see some fine examples of in this post from his blog, No Facilities…
I’ve written in the past about the degree to which I dislike Daylight Saving Time. I think it’s a dumb idea. It doesn’t surprise me that politicians keep it alive, because retail and recreation industries of all sorts like it. It also comes as no surprise that those same politicians are quite capable of ignoring the facts that their biannual-messing-with-time serves no tangible economic purpose. The fact that, some studies show, switching may actually cause us to use more energy doesn’t matter to politicians the way facts in general don’t matter to politicians.
“Will you give me money?”
“Yes, I will.”
“I like your facts.”
People who like DST usually point to longer days. Later sunsets and the ample afternoon and evening hours they will have to enjoy the world around them. To them I say: “I’m happy…
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