by | Oct 12, 2019

The fictional setting for National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978) is mythical Faber College, in 1962. A largely traditional small college set in suburbia, near a small town, staid Faber is turned upside down by the raucous, party-crazy students at Delta…

by | Oct 11, 2019

His demeanor makes some of us wince. His language makes many of us uncomfortable. Presidents in democracies reflect something about the people who elect them. In some cases, as with the aptly named House of Representatives, people sometimes even vote…

by | Oct 10, 2019

The term “constitutional crisis” has been tossed around so often since President Trump took office that it now has little meaning in our public discourse. But regardless of what we call the current impasse between the executive branch and the…

by | Oct 8, 2019

Andrew Bakaj, the lawyer representing the two anti-Trump “whistleblowers,” is both an ex-CIA official and a former staffer for both Hillary Clinton (as a New York senator) and current New York senator and Senate Democrat leader Charles Schumer. This according…

by | Oct 6, 2019

I see the Donald took off on the neo-puritan Mitt Romney for criticizing the Ukraine phone call. Mitt called the call “brazen.” Showing his ignorance of history, he also called it “unprecedented.” Anyone who believes American presidents have never sought…

by | Oct 4, 2019

Donald Trump is a master strategist. His opponents are at an enormous disadvantage. He is relentless. They can’t keep up with him. Every day he does something they deem unacceptable. He keeps them perpetually confused. He has boundless energy. He…

by | Oct 4, 2019

What’s the old saying? Three weeks is an eternity in politics? In Louisiana, it’s more like three days. Just ask John Bel Edwards. The Democrat governor of Louisiana has, by all indications, defied political gravity as a blue politician in…

by | Oct 2, 2019

First, it is likely that President Donald Trump violated some cockamamie administrative rule when he recently spoke with the new Ukrainian president about the potential corrupt dealings of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, in Ukraine. Fine. Can’t…

by | Oct 2, 2019

Washington How is the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry going to turn out? Well, we have already been through the impeachment inquiry, though it was called by another name. It was called the collusion inquiry, and it turned out as most conservatives…

by | Oct 1, 2019

There is an email/social media post, bearing the delightful nom de plume of “Hyram F. Suddfluffel,” going around the internet at present, one which is pretty timely and quite well reasoned and which might make you rethink your preconceived notions…

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