by | Mar 12, 2018

Most efforts to reform state universities have ended in failure. Texas regent Wallace Hall was almost impeached when he tried to investigate political clout used to get favored students into the University of Texas. An innovative voucher plan in Colorado was quashed by political…

by | Mar 9, 2018

As official chronicler of dupes hoodwinked by the communist movement, I bestow this year’s International Women’s Day sucker award upon McDonald’s restaurant chain. Last year at this august publication I recognized the guys at Caterpillar. This year, I confer the…

by | Mar 9, 2018

Here’s a new entry in McKay’s Rules of Politics, a list I need to compile in writing in this space at some point (and if you’d like to make suggestions to assist in populating such a list in the comments,…

by | Mar 9, 2018

You play to win the game. — Herm Edwards Well, not always, Herm. Not in professional basketball, at any rate, where these days you sometimes play to lose the game. You do it since it appears to be the shortest…

by | Mar 8, 2018

The news was a blockbuster. President Donald Trump had agreed to sit down with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. Here is the story as headlined by Fox: Trump will accept Kim Jong Un’s invitation to meet, White House says The…

by | Mar 8, 2018

The economy has been undergoing significant shocks in recent weeks, in spite of the historic tax cuts that the administration enacted at the end of last year. Presently, the markets have stabilized, but the situation is likely to remain volatile….

by | Mar 8, 2018

Last week, a congressional committee released a jarring and persuasive report on Russian meddling in American politics. Despite a media feeding frenzy over anything tangentially connected to questions of Russian interference, this report went largely unnoticed. The U.S. House Science,…

by | Mar 7, 2018

Budapest Across Hungary, George Soros’s aged face dominates bus stops, pedestrian pathways, and major intersections with the cryptic message, “Don’t let Soros have the last laugh.” Last laugh? A tag line explained the allusion: “99% reject illegal immigration.” The anti-Soros…

by | Mar 7, 2018

Game. On. In golf, that is. As the PGA Tour returns to its accustomed March sojourns in Florida, its season is shaping up to be a second consecutive dance of high drama, with the most intriguing conglomeration of great plotlines…

by | Mar 7, 2018

Top public health authorities descended on Capitol Hill last Thursday to sound the alarm about a grim future without antibiotics. These life-saving drugs are losing their mojo as germs adapt to them. It’s a process scientists call antibiotic resistance. In…

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