Does anyone really know what time it is? You’d think between all the smartphones and Apple Watches, it would be hard to find anyone who doesn’t know what time it is. Ja Rule insisted, “I’m always on time.” But he also insisted the Fyre Festival was gonna be a blast, so maybe we should turn to Albert Einstein, who famously said, “People like us who believe in physics know that the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. Time, in other words, is an illusion.” For people who follow politics, the entire Senate agreeing on something seems like even more of an illusion. Gridlock is a sign of the times. But apparently, the time’s they are a changing. Or, more accurately, they’re not a changing. Aeschylus advised that “time brings all things to pass.” And the Senate just unanimously passed a bill to make Daylight Saving Time permanent, finally addressing Jim Croce’s complaint that, “there never seems to be enough time to do the things you want to do once you find them.” (Especially, I think he implied, playing outside in the evening.) It’s almost unthinkable that the United States Congress could succeed where Cher failed, and actually turn back time. Maybe timing is everything, though I always heard the timing method didn’t work. Only time will tell if the bill will become law or if the Senate is trying to catch lightening in a bottle, and the bill is just living on borrowed time. It might not surprise long time readers that I prefer it dark earlier (modern news curators are hardly known for keeping things light). So I love me two times and have the time of my life when Daylight Saving is not in effect. But time waits for no one, so I’m willing to accept it’s time to move on if we can get unanimity on any issue. Maybe, at long last, it’s the time of the season for gov. For fans of Daylight Saving, it appears your time is gonna come. And who knows, maybe this is the start of a new (longer) day and it will be closing time on our relentless divide. Times like these can’t come soon enough. Time keeps on slipping into the future and there’s no time like the present. But let’s not kid ourselves. Time doesn’t stand still and Congress never lets the good times roll for long. We’ve been two-timed, time after time. You don’t need to be Albert Einstein, Aeschylus, or Ja Rule to know what time it is.