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Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry
Larry Thornberry is a writer in Tampa.

Don’t look for President Trump’s executive order ending the practice of separating adult gate-crashers from their children (or from children they claim to be theirs) to have much effect on Democrats, the left-stream media, or advanced thinkers in the Republican…

Time does get away from us, doesn’t it? I was jolted Sunday morning to read that Bull Durham, my pick for the best baseball movie ever made, first appeared on the silver screen 30 years ago this week. Can this be true?…

Hypocrisy is a hardy political perennial. It’s so common we hardly notice it anymore. Both left and right are guilty of it, though the left quite a bit more. But rarely do we see an example of hypocrisy so pure…

I have nothing but respect for the craft of acting when it’s done well. But it’s a source of wonder to me that the opinions of actors, on subjects other than acting, should carry any more weight with us than…

Thanks to advancing years, Billy Bob Clinton appears to be somewhat less of a walking threat to womankind than he was for much of his lamentable past, though I’m sure in his mind he’s every bit as much of a…

Like many other Americanos, especially Fox News regulars, I was saddened to hear of the impending death of Charles Krauthammer, an articulate, lively, and often amusing voice on the affairs of the day. The panel on Fox’s evening Special Report is a much blander…

My wife and I spent Memorial Week in Las Vegas. That’s right. Sin City, though I don’t suppose Las Vegas city fathers and mothers much like this old designation. They’ve tried to make the place more “family friendly.” This by…

It would be easy to despair these days as the various precincts of the America-Is-Awful brigade seem to command the heights of contemporary culture, and any gesture of patriotism or love of country is ruled out of order by the…

by Larry Thornberry | Jan 15, 2019

Tom Wolfe, who died Monday at 88 after an illness, would have been a first ballot member of the Writers’ Hall of Fame if he had only written Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers. Happily, I didn’t stop with this one….

We needed no further evidence, what with so many episodes of utterly daft behavior on the part of public school officials across the land. But it should be clear now that while it’s not absolutely necessary to have no sense…

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