by | Jul 29, 2019

We just concluded one of the strangest, and most illuminating, weeks in the history of American politics — a week in which the Democrat Party, through its majority control of the U.S. House of Representatives, exposed itself as not just…

by | Nov 12, 2018

There is a passage in the Talmud about a grubby fellow who had a propensity to insult people he did not like by calling them “slave.” It was two thousand years ago, but still a weird kind of insult in…

by | Jun 30, 2017

Ever since the live images of the famous Alexander Doyle statue of Robert E. Lee dangling precariously from a crane, swinging dangerously close to the pedestal upon which it had stood for 130 years, with an amateur work crew plucked…

by | Apr 6, 2017

I recognize that a disproportionate share of the entries I offer in this space contain references to events that readers outside of my home state of Louisiana may not be familiar with, and I apologize if that somewhat parochial focus…

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