A Further Perspective
by | Nov 13, 2019

As we approach the public segment of the House Democrats’ impeachment parade, there are two monster head fakes aimed at bamboozling the viewing public: (1) House Intel chairman Adam Schiff’s likening the House process to the grand jury and (2)…

by | Nov 11, 2019

Earlier this year Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) proposed the “Lower Health Care Costs Act,” which purports to protect patients from surprise medical bills. In reality, it is a price-fixing scheme that would incentivize insurers to drop…

by | Nov 9, 2019

Comedian Henny Youngman (1906–98) was known as the King of the One-Liners, since his jokes were short, sweet, and very much to the point. Among his most famous was his response to “How’s your wife?,” which was, “Compared to what?”…

by | Nov 2, 2019

In spite of brazen attempts by Democrats to fabricate, exaggerate, distort, sabotage, and cheat, Donald Trump has worked economic wonders. The U.S. unemployment rate has reached its lowest level in half a century. That’s rare historically and rare relative to…

by | Oct 27, 2019

I hope Larry Alex Taunton’s Friday lament of the advancing feminization of what’s left of the Western world, and the demonizing of masculinity by the smart set, receives the wide readership it deserves. What a fine and insightful fellow Taunton…

by | Oct 17, 2019

The Hong Kong saga reached a climax this past week with back-to-back American corporate capitulations to the Chinese government. The spotlight has been on the National Basketball Association’s disastrous handling of a pro–Hong Kong tweet made by Daryl Morey, the…

by | Oct 16, 2019

Since the start of the Bush administration’s War on Terror, much has rightly been made of the need to defeat the jihadist ideology behind terror attacks using more than simply guns and bombs. But terrorism is only one battleground of…

by | Oct 15, 2019

As reports come in on the Turkish attack on Kurdish positions in northern Syria, the armchair debate in Washington — mind, not the country, be grateful for that — proceeds apace: our war or not our war? Or even if…

by | Oct 12, 2019

A solution to the deplorable situation in Washington may be found by recourse to a misunderstood national treasure: democracy. It is by now obvious even to tennis writers that something is rotten in our nation’s capital. Headlines evoke a “constitutional…

by | Oct 8, 2019

Two years after the Civil War ended in 1865, a Republican Congress gained a veto-proof majority in both chambers. They almost immediately began trimming the powers of the executive and judicial branches. First, they replaced President Andrew Johnson’s Reconstruction plan…

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