By Lambert Strether of Corrente

Bird Song of the Day

Italian Sparrow, Castello di Riomaggiore, Liguria, Italy. “Gathering in large tree to roost.” My favorite sparrow sound, indeed one of my favorite sounds.

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Politics

“But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51

“Here’s food for thought, had Ahab time to think; but Ahab never thinks; he only feels, feels, feels” –Herman Melville, Moby Dick

“You can’t really dust for vomit.” Nigel Tufnel, This is Spinal Tap

Capitol Seizure

“Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court justice, to answer Jan. 6 committee questions – lawyer” [Reuters]. “‘I can confirm that Ginni Thomas has agreed to participate in a voluntary interview with the Committee,’ Mark Paoletta, an attorney for Thomas, said in an email, confirming an earlier CNN report. ‘As she has said from the outset, Mrs. Thomas is

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