and with it, when I read through the news on line, comes a new set of imaginary gallows for that ever-growing forest I fantasize about. I will spare you the identity of the new recruits. After all, NSA and such.
They say that Vlad the Impaler turned back the Sultan and his Turkish army just by festooning his borders with thousands of Turk prisoners on sticks. Savage in the extreme. A border fence of gallows, a far more humane execution style, might work a similar magic where needed nowadays.
Now, time for some coffee.