A Further Perspective
by | Jan 18, 2020

Can a woman get elected president? Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren’s possible disagreement was a cause célèbre at the most recent (and boring) debate among six Democrats vying for their party’s nomination. Is their question the same as “Can a…

by | Jan 15, 2020

The targeted strike that killed Iran’s supreme military commander, Qassem Soleimani, elicited criticism of President Donald Trump from liberal media outlets and political adversaries. Many likened Trump’s actions to Obama’s Benghazi debacle. It’s worth revisiting events leading up to and…

by | Jan 12, 2020

Marianne, we hardly knew ye. Just as well, I guess. My only concern is who will Shirley MacLaine vote for now. La Williamson’s departure was inevitable, of course. Mars is out of line with the Moon, and Venus is very…

by | Jan 4, 2020

Just before the start of the holiday, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson posted a rousing Chanukah video message to British Jews and Jews the world over. A major issue in the recent elections had been the anti-Semitism of the leader…

by | Jan 2, 2020

We now commence a new year and a new decade. Such occasions tempt us to make predictions. Our attitude toward the future is ambiguous and inconsistent. Sometimes we want to know an outcome before it happens. But knowing the outcome…

by | Jan 1, 2020

Even critics of the deep state were shocked when Inspector General Michael Horowitz submitted his Report investigating the FBI, the U.S. Government’s most iconic bureaucracy. And the corresponding statements by Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Attorney John Durham promised…

by | Dec 29, 2019

Washington I started smoking in high school and quit in my early 20s. I wish I never smoked, but I did. I thought it was cool until I knew it was stupid. That’s when I quit. Laws that restricted the…

by | Dec 25, 2019

What a disappointment. After the two House Get Trump Committees came up with (if you’ll pardon the expression) trumped-up charges against our current president, and the Democrats in that degraded body rose to the bait and voted for two articles…

by | Dec 23, 2019

As the race for the Oval Office was heating up back in 2012, I published a little column that caught CNN’s attention: “WWJVF: Who Would Jesus Vote For?” I had written it because candidates on all sides — even Obama…

by | Dec 21, 2019

In San Francisco’s trendy Marina District, a homeless man walks into the local Safeway, grabs a bulk package of toilet paper, rips out a roll, lowers his pants, squats, and defecates in the aisle. The act is both symptomatic and…

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