I guess it's been a while since he picked up Bartolome de las Casas's Short Account of the Destruction of the West Indies.
chain smoking, drunk and (more often than not)pissed off in md.baltimore.hampden.
"I notice that you hail from Baltimore, a city whose residents fall into one of two categories, in my observation: (1) persons of exceeding wit and ingenuity, and (2) complete idiots. Your commentary, quite honestly, lends itself equally well to either proposition." *