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Geoffrey Norman
Geoffrey Norman

“There are no second acts in American lives.” The line is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s and it is overused and demonstrably false as Tiger Woods proved on Sunday at the Masters. Fitzgerald probably would not appreciate the way his famous line…

Bernie Sanders has agreed to release his recent tax returns and, while he was at it, confessed to being a “millionaire.” He got that way, he explained, by writing a best-selling book. You, too, could be a millionaire, he said,…

Another day, another scandal. This one involves higher education in America which, come to think of it, was something of a scandal already. The cost of a college degree has risen far more dramatically over the last few years than…

Bernie Sanders is running again and it seems that this is something that happens to those who have come close. So close that they could taste it. They can’t help themselves and they try again and, sometimes, again and again….

The least improbable feature of Bernie Sanders campaign to become President is that, if elected, he would be 80 years old when he takes the oath of office. But, then, he is not only old, he is a socialist and…

When she could no longer deny the obvious, Representative Ilhan Omar apologized. Then, she attacked. Yes, perhaps she had said some insensitive things about the group AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee); things that people might interpret as being anti-Semitic….

There is much to recommend the film They Shall Not Grow Old, which allows the viewer to imagine with some specificity just what life must have been like in the trenches of the Western Front, an ordeal that still haunts…

President Trump’s State of the Union address has now been appraised by the various partisans and commentators, and his supporters are claiming a big win. The polls look good and even some of the President’s critics are conceding that he…

Years ago, a reporter asked a Dallas Cowboys running back something about the Super Bowl calling it “the ultimate game.” “Well,” Duane Thomas replied, “if it is the ‘ultimate game,’ then how come they’re going to be playing it again,…

Socialism is experiencing a wave of respectability. Trendiness, even. There are proposals for “Medicare for All” and increased taxation of the rich rising up to confiscatory levels. The later will almost certainly not generate enough revenue to pay for the…

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