by | Jan 29, 2020

Sacramento In the Norwegian Netflix series “Occupied,” Russia slowly takes over the Scandinavian nation after its prime minister declares his decision to shut down its oil production and quickly shift the country toward a form of renewable energy. Don’t be…

by | Dec 30, 2019

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 is the Trump administration’s greatest legislative triumph. It was the first major tax reform since Reagan’s Tax Reform Act of 1986 brought what was then 14 personal income tax rates ranging from…

by | Nov 19, 2019

President Donald Trump met with Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Monday. “Just finished a very good & cordial meeting at the White House with Jay Powell of the Federal Reserve,” the president tweeted. “Everything was discussed including interest rates,…

by | Aug 23, 2019

Europe has problems: Trust in traditional center-right and center-left parties collapsing. A rise in support for outsider parties. Integration issues brought about by decades of mass immigration, exacerbated by the 2015 refugee flow. A European Union that has become so…

by | Aug 4, 2019

Washington President Donald Trump crowed Friday when a Swedish judge released New York rapper A$AP Rocky from custody pending the judge’s verdict on an assault charge. The verdict will be announced on August 14. “A$AP Rocky released from prison and…

by | Mar 1, 2017

In journalism, the lofty aspiration for the truth is always subject to human error, the limits of time, and the constraints of space. Walter Lippmann, the dean of modern journalism, noted that journalists are influenced by the images they have…

by | Feb 20, 2017

The media enjoys making fun of Trump as much as they enjoyed making Obama look good. Willfully misunderstanding the president today was as fun as impugning pure motives yesterday. Politics is a game to the media and they pick a…

by | Oct 25, 2016

Despite controversies that rage over immigration, it is hard to see how anyone could be either for or against immigrants in general. First of all, there are no immigrants in general. Both in the present and in the past, some…

by | Jun 2, 2016

I came across this AP piece while traveling back to Boston from New York about how for the first time in its history Sweden has more men than women. The articles begins this way: Famous for its efforts to put…

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