Failure To Snub Equals Treason

Summer is political silly season in the United States. There are elections for the House and one-third of the Senate this November, and primaries...

Roseanne And The $2 Million a Character Tweet

A, somewhat belated, thought: Perhaps if the price of a single repulsive tweet is now somewhere north of $100 million the good old US of...

Dispatches From The States #1

This is from our special correspondent in Flyover Country, Dennis the Peasant: It’s only July, but Dennis is going out on a limb here and...

Racial Zero-Tolerance Works In One Direction Only – Again

Readers will be familiar with Roseanne Barr's disastrous tweet yesterday: muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj "vj" means Valerie Jarrett, a Machiavelli...

Wringing Money Out Of The Newspaper Carcass

Jack Shafer writes in the center-left Politico about “vulture capitalist” Randall Smith of Digital First Media, the owner of the Denver Post and several...

Rand Paul Will Support Pompeo

There is a difference between libertarian-conservatives and left-libertarians. While, on domestic issues, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is mostly a breath of fresh air, his...

Scandal! American Corporations Avoid Taxes

Legally avoiding taxes is — legal. The problem becomes: How to trash American corporations for doing so? A report by the Institute on Taxation and...

Shifting Standards for Acceptable Candidates

In the last week, two things happened in America that remind us of the criteria the public uses to evaluate candidates — namely, none....

“Are You A U.S. Citizen?”

President Trump caught hell for for stating as a candidate that border-jumpers are not good people: When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their...

The Colonies: Garbage In, Massacres Out

The Florida grade-school massacre, and the Connecticut one, and the one that happens next, are not a deviation from the basic design of our...