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Another Perspective
by | Aug 29, 2022

For purposes of the following hypothetical, imagine yourself as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Not a bad gig. Then again, the 7th Circuit is based in Chicago, a city which, despite the…

by | Aug 28, 2022

Every Hispanic should vote Republican this November, if only to deter America’s devolution into the kind of Marxist banana republic many of them fled from, myself among them. All the elements are there — a corrupt caudillo issuing decrees far…

by | Aug 28, 2022

What do we possess today as “art”? A faked music, filled with artificial noisiness of massed instruments; a failed painting, full of idiotic, exotic and showcard effects, that every ten years or so concocts out of the form-wealth of millennia…

by | Aug 26, 2022

I have been running into people lately. Last week, I had a chance breakfast encounter with “independent” Missouri Senate candidate John Wood, a meeting that I believe led to his withdrawal on Tuesday from the race. On Wednesday of this…

by | Aug 22, 2022

The Wall Street Journal published an article Friday titled “It Now Costs $300,000 to Raise a Child.” The calculation came from a study at the Brookings Institution, which in turn relied on data gathered by the Department of Agriculture. Three…

by | Aug 19, 2022

The late, great Jeane Kirkpatrick famously addressed the Republican National Convention in 1984 with a memorable description of the Democratic Party’s approach to foreign policy issues: “They always blame America first.” And they did this even when they were in…

by | Aug 11, 2022

Like Shakespeare’s King Lear, Donald Trump is a “man more sinned against than sinning.” Trump’s enemies invariably exceed him in excesses. They accuse him of dictatorial behavior even as they seek to turn America into a left-wing authoritarian regime. The…

by | Aug 1, 2022

“DOJ zeroes in on Trump in Jan. 6 criminal probe.” So proclaimed the headline on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer. This followed on the heels of Attorney General Merrick Garland’s NBC News interview in which he stated that the Justice Department…

by | Jul 31, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of the United Kingdom and 14 other sovereign nations, but not for long. I’m not referring to her mortality, an attribute that she shares with all of us except for Cher and…

by | Jul 30, 2022

There were 195 fires in homeless encampments in Oakland, California, over two years that ended in March. In April, someone died in a fire sparked by the toxic-stew squalor in the area known as Wood Street. There are frequent fires…

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