The first half of the year is over, and I am taking a brief interlude to recharge before buckling down again. It's Independence Day weekend. I'll probably not be paying a lot of attention here for a few days, and next week's podcast, usually published on Monday, MAY be a couple of days late. My apologies.
But wherever you are, and whatever you do, enjoy the weekend and take a moment to reflect on the unique American experiment, 237 years and counting (your mileage may vary). See you next week.