Ever since Shakespeare coined the above phrase and Conan Doyle captured it for his hero, it has inspired writers to look deeply below what appears to be happening in the world and see the Sherlockian details beneath. This blog is dedicated to that same spirit. My hope is to stay above the politics of the day and to provide my own insight, as tepid as it may be, on events in all areas.
That said, I ran across the following quote today from another noted author, Edgar Allan Poe. Even though his writing tends toward the maniacal, this quote, captured as it was over a hundred years ago, shows us that our current time is not all that unique.