Donald won. Hillary lost. Now the Democrats face what The New York Times called “a widening breach in their party.” Perched ever farther on the left is Bernie Sanders, perhaps still smarting […]
So, let me get this straight. Mitt did well in Nevada because he is a favorite son because he’s from nearby Utah. And until this morning he was expected to win Michigan […]
“Freedom of any kind is the worst for creativity.” Who said it?
“To take people from the music world and give them the same kind of credibility that you give me, Morgan Freeman, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker—that’s like an aberration. I know there’s some […]
“To be truly free, and truly to appreciate its freedom, a society must be literate.”
Democracy & Elitism 3: burning down the straw man, and who are these out-of-touch "liberal elites," anyway?
Part 3 in a series. Let’s begin with a quick trivia question. What legislator’s Top 20 donor list includes the following? Blackstone Group (Financial Services) Bain Capital FPL Group (Energy) DLA Piper (Corporate […]
by Terry Hargrove I’m having a crisis of faith. No, not that kind. The Big Guy is still number one in my book, and I hope I’m in His… somewhere. I mean […]
In an unexpected development, jurors in the UK acquitted six Greenpeace activists in a case involving £35,000 ($62,591) worth of damages to a coal-fired power plant. The defense had argued that a […]
by JS O’Brien Massachusetts state representative Jay Kaufman has introduced a bill in the state legislature to, effectively, ban parents from spanking their children. Naturally, the bill is not expected to pass, […]