• Acronyms,  China,  Illusions/Delusions,  N.I.C.E.,  New World Order/Globalism,  Sandy Hook

    Why N.i.c.e. isn’t.

    Is it a coincidence that Newtown Schools’ “N.I.C.E.” is the same acronym that C.S. Lewis used for the evil, perfidious social programming institution in the last book of his space trilogy? Lewis’s book, That Hideous Strength, isn’t on many bookshelves nowadays. The Anglo-Christian author is better-known for his nonfiction Mere Christianity, his satirical novel, The Screwtape Letters and, most of all, The Chronicles of Narnia. He’s a writer who sails effortlessly across the page, capable of rendering complex ideas in crystalline prose as cogent and irresistibly logicalĀ  as it is often amusing. I won’t ruin That Hideous Strength for you by providing a plot summary, which you can find easily…

  • Acronyms,  Illusions/Delusions,  Sandy Hook,  Typos

    The school, the Starr, the Hills and the prison.

    Recently, Cinderella delivered a post about STARR, a “special education high school” based in Reed Intermediate, a grades 5-6 school in Newtown, Connecticut. Cinderella doesn’t think STARR is an acting school – even though there are lots of actors in Newtown! She thinks it’s something quite different. As said above, it’s part of Reed, at 3 Trades Lane, a stone’s throw from the Fairfield Hills complex. And it’s not far from the original Sandy Hook Elementary, where the subject of this blog took place on 12-14-12. Fairfield Hills, of course, is the former Connecticut state-owned mental hospital that was shut down in 1995 and subsequently scooped up by Newtown. The…