I’m against tyranny. This is a popular political position. Americans pride ourselves on defending liberty from the machinations of malevolent power all over the world. It is our heritage, beginning with the […]
Dear Ta-Nehisi Coates: Senator Bernie Sanders is an honest man. If you ask him a direct question, he will answer. If he doesn’t know, he will admit that he doesn’t know. He […]
We have accepted more than 100,000 Somali refugees since 1991. In the last 25 years, 50 of them have become terrorists. That’s 0.05%, which is good, but not good enough for us. […]
My wife’s engagement ring contains a marquis cut diamond appraised at $2000. I bought it at a pawn shop for $600. The pawn broker was ready to shoot me dead if I […]
Bernie Sanders needs Secret Service protection. This guy is walking around saying what Bobby Kennedy would say if he were alive.
Karl Marx was a brilliant diagnostician. His analysis of the way in which unregulated capitalism can drive inequality was incisive, especially considering the lack of data available to him to prove his […]
Does disaster loom, brought on by population increases and a governing economic system predicated on ever more growth? Scratch a problem involving homo sapiens. Smog choking cities. Carbon dioxide and methane warming […]
This just in: the surviving members of Aerosmith sell out (BIG TIME), and can somebody get Mr. Perry a tissue?
It has been observed, here and elsewhere, what a fucking embarrassment Steven Tyler has become. Once Aerosmith was among America’s greatest bands, and today they occupy the #5 spot (with a bullet) […]
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
By Patrick Vecchio One of the goals of education is to leave seeds planted in students’ heads. Some seeds sprout right away and grow into trees that always bear fruit. Others sprout […]