by | Jul 26, 2019

The San Francisco School Board recently confronted perhaps the greatest crisis in the city’s history. Forget fire, earthquake, fear of Japanese attack, and murder of the mayor by a disgruntled ex-city councilman. Washington High School sports an extensive mural of…

by | Jul 16, 2019

Beto O’Rourke divulges that a “paternal great-great-great-grandfather of mine” owned slaves and that a “maternal great-great-grandfather” likely owned slaves, as well (he adds that his wife’s line includes a slave owner and a man who fought for the Confederate army)….

by | Jul 2, 2019

Sneakerheads woke up this morning to the news that the corporate war on America’s social ills has claimed a new victim: flag-emblazoned shoes.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Nike has pulled sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July….

by | Jun 21, 2019

There are actually things Congress could be doing, you know. Things which are of more value than putting on demagogic expositions like allowing Sheila Jackson-Lee, the utterly moronic Democrat congresswoman from the slums of Houston, to stage a hearing on…

by | Jun 19, 2019

Politics is about power, how to get it and how to keep it. Politics is about mobilizing votes. It should come as no surprise that candidates can say one thing on one day and another on another day because they…

by | Apr 21, 2019

First of all, about reparations, the notion of paying money to black or partially black Americans for the enslavement of their ancestors from Africa. It’s a beguiling idea. Slavery was so hideous a crime and caused so much pain and…

by | Mar 25, 2019

In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 loss to Donald Trump, we have been subjected to increasingly shrill calls from the left to abolish the Electoral College. Several Democratic presidential candidates, including Elizabeth Warren, have added their voices to this…

by | Mar 15, 2019

Slavery is evil. Virtually every American believes that. Even most foreigners, other than a few ISIS fighters who now are enduring the great beyond, almost certainly bereft of the 72 virgins they were expecting. However, there was a time when…

by | Feb 27, 2019

Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad. The Democrats’ leading Presidential contenders now are filing in line, like lemmings preparing to jump off a cliff, with one crazy proposal after another. The question for which we all must…

by | Jan 22, 2019

As the luminous Texas writer John Graves observed a few years back: The Unco Guid and the Rigidly Righteous, in one or another not necessarily religious hue, dominate our time as shrilly as they ever dominated [Robbie] Burns’ Scotland. The…

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