by | Aug 8, 2019

One week the Democratic presidential candidate compares a Trump rally to the infamous Nazi rally in Nuremberg. In another he compares America itself to the Third Reich, saying, The only modern Western democracy that I can think of that said…

by | Aug 7, 2019

Washington After a week of watching the Democrats in debate, I ask myself, how far to the left are the Democratic presidential candidates going to take their party? I have been told on solid authority that they are going to…

by | Aug 6, 2019

The Raleigh News & Observer contributor J. Peder Zane is a piñata who lends a patina of bipartisanship to a progressive editorial page where other writers claim the moral high ground. In an opinion column published July 31 and updated since,…

by | Aug 5, 2019

Are you interested in some social justice? Here’s some … “P&G reported a net loss of about $5.24 billion, or $2.12 per share, for the quarter ended June 30, due to an $8 billion non-cash writedown of Gillette. For the same…

by | Aug 5, 2019

The horror in Dayton, hours after El Paso, will renew debate in America about “guns” and a lot more. There will be scant discussion of the impact of violence in movies and music, and especially in pervasive video games, and…

by | Aug 1, 2019

Americans, a compassionate people, have elected presidents crippled from polio (Franklin Roosevelt), diagnosed with Addison’s disease (John Kennedy), and suffering from Tourette syndrome (Donald Trump). But some maladies ask too much from voters, including RBF, which explains why Kamala Harris…

by | Jul 16, 2019

Beto O’Rourke divulges that a “paternal great-great-great-grandfather of mine” owned slaves and that a “maternal great-great-grandfather” likely owned slaves, as well (he adds that his wife’s line includes a slave owner and a man who fought for the Confederate army)….

by | Jul 8, 2019

What an amazing last week we’ve had. It’s almost like half of America’s political class set out to prove George Orwell correct in every particular. Orwell, the author of 1984 and Animal Farm, the two most cogent takedowns of socialism…

by | May 17, 2019

In Major League Baseball, teams are limited to 25 players. (The number increases next year to 26.) To keep track of the athletes for the fans watching the game, the players wear uniforms with numbers. Babe Ruth famously wore number…

by | Apr 7, 2019

People hoping to become the Democrat nominee for president in 2020 have recently floated suggestions for dismantling both the Electoral College and the Supreme Court as we know it. These ideas are in addition to the urgency with which many…

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