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by | Aug 5, 2022

Few things in the political landscape are as important as language and communication. So why have many conservatives jettisoned semantic clarity? As a 22-year-old young man and university student, I am deeply aware of the influence that language and semantics…

by | Aug 5, 2022

When tears flow, they wipe them with a handkerchief, When blood flows, they hurry with their sponges, But when the spirit seeps out under oppression, They don’t come running with an open hand, ’Til God, with a flash of lightning,…

by | Jun 23, 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — At a property rights conference in San Bernardino County many years ago, former state Sen. Tom McClintock (now a Republican congressman representing the Sacramento area) and I joined a standing ovation for U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, the…

by | Apr 13, 2022

In its invasion, Russia still possesses, for the time being, a multitude of material advantages over Ukraine. Its air force fields more planes and launches more sorties, though it has largely failed to achieve air supremacy. Its navy has blockaded…

by | Feb 12, 2022

More people are set to gamble on Super Bowl LVI than on any of the previous 55 Super Bowls. It is estimated 31.5 million Americans will lay down over $7.6 billion on Sunday’s big game, up 35 percent and 78…

by | Jan 6, 2022

I am signed up for the polling agency YouGov, which pays its members to answer questions on political, social, and consumer-choice topics. Recent surveys have concerned my attitude toward rental services for fashion, cars, and phones. These state and corporate-partnered…

by | Apr 24, 2021

Long, long ago, when I was a teenager and a 20-something and the internet was still a gleam in Al Gore’s eyes, I used to make my way, every so often, to the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue…

by | Nov 26, 2020

Many conservatives have moved their social-media accounts to the more freewheeling Parler, and often have slammed the supposedly monopolistic Facebook and Twitter as they’ve decamped from those sites. I have chuckled at some of their overheated parting rhetoric — especially…

by | Apr 20, 2020

Even before all this COVID-19 stuff, you couldn’t fail to notice a fast-developing genre of television series that might be described as “Ditch the Rat Race.” They showcase people who have left modern life behind, given up the commute and…

by | Dec 29, 2019

Let’s start with a story. Just a few years ago, when I first turned to think seriously about the changes wrought by 40 years of the computer revolution, I found myself in a meeting with some senior figures in cybertechnology:…

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