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by | Mar 29, 2022

I’m not the first to point out that Hollywood has a “Hillbilly Problem,” namely its unapologetic depiction of “rednecks,” “white trash,” or other pejoratives for rural white Americans. After the 2016 election, Hollywood supposedly learned a lesson about its scorn…

by | Mar 15, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its global impact will go down in history as one of the greatest self-inflicted wounds and debacles in modern history. Poorly calculated, self-defeating, and lacking moral conscience, it defies the very definition of an advanced…

by | Mar 15, 2022

As Vladimir Putin forges ahead with his invasion of Ukraine, killing all manner of Ukrainian civilians in a horrific display of mass murder, the saga of Gavrilo Princip is recalled. Who was Gavrilo Princip? He was a Bosnian Serb teenager…

by | Mar 9, 2022

Today, while the media is full of stories of partisan bickering, it is important to remind ourselves that sensible reforms of law and policy are still possible. This article describes one such success story in which the system worked. Along…

by | Feb 16, 2022

The news of P.J. O’Rourke’s death this week was like a gut-punch. I learned about it on Wednesday morning, courtesy of American Spectator executive editor Wlady Pleszczynski’s touching tribute. Thoughts of P.J. took me back, as it should all of…

by | Feb 8, 2022

Washington — Well, Moscow is in the news again. Vladimir Putin is irritated by the citizens of disobedient Ukraine. He is discarding his sporty demeanor for a more hostile style. He has not been seen for a long time in…

by | Feb 3, 2022

Call it a coincidence that as Daniel Lucks’ book Reconsidering Reagan arrived in my mailbox, news arrived that John Hinckley was being released from confinement 40 years after attempting to assassinate Ronald Reagan. Lucks’ book is reflective of a wider…

by | Jan 4, 2022

Washington — At the end of the Cold War, ex-President Ronald Reagan and his successor, President George H. W. Bush, were two happy statesmen. They had achieved their prized goal, an end to hostilities with the USSR. For that matter…

by | Dec 24, 2021

Joan Didion, who died on Thursday at the age of 87, was a California girl, born to an affluent family in Sacramento and educated at Berkeley. In her 20s, she spent seven years on the editorial staff of Vogue in…

by | Dec 19, 2021

Like mushrooms after a rain, new pro-carbon tax youth groups are sprouting before our very eyes. Unlike wild mushrooms, however, this growth is anything but organic. The latest iteration, High Schoolers for Carbon Dividends, joins Students for Carbon Dividends and…

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