The gun violence that plagues the US has a simple answer. Contrary to the opinions of gun fundamentalists, It’s not “more guns.”
But I often scream, long and loud, from the dark depths within a naïve man who still mourns the death of the American Dream, and stands guard over the lilies and crocuses […]
The NFL just administered a stupidity test to the American public. How’d you do? The NFL’s recent “tryout” for Colin Kaepernick was pure Kabuki. And it was, obviously, from the git-go. Two […]
An urban pastoral. The second half of August and early September were unseasonably chill and dreary. It felt like we’d be battening down sooner rather than later. Would all those peaches on […]
The coming generations have a lot of reasons to hate Baby Boomers. The spiraling national debt. Climate change. Looting Social Security. Having to listen to sixties music all the time. But perhaps […]
We have met the enemy and he is us Steve Jobs may be the most significant human of the past century. Sure, that’s a huge claim, but with a series of innovations […]
Donald has claimed the mantle of a messiah, not merely that of an autocrat. It’s now time for every American to choose between what is easy and what is right.
The Amy Wax/UPenn problem isn’t about academic freedom, it’s about unexamined privilege. And firing her won’t solve the problem. The University of Pennsylvania and law professor Amy wax are embroiled in a […]
The only functional difference between an AK-47 and the WASR-10 (and any of a dozen similar firearms) is the rate of fire. But given the size of the magazine and the lethality of the weapons, that’s a distinction without a difference.
“A culture can admire both the physical and intellectual.” An intellectual. That’s a word that often conjures up an adjective – effete, thanks to Nixon’s former vice president. Intellectual is a word […]