by | Jan 1, 2020

Washington This past Sunday brought the news to the front pages of our leading newspapers of the passing of Don Imus, shock jock. Comparatively speaking it was happy news. At least it was happy news compared with the news that…

by | Dec 6, 2019

Every writer out there can learn something from reading the work of his or her fellows, but when the mass of a polarizing election pulls even apolitical work into its gravity well, avoiding ambushes becomes a challenge. It wasn’t until…

by | Nov 16, 2019

Opposition research conducted by the government? What a terrifying thought. The very idea that those in power would somehow become so sure of themselves and their right to power that they would direct government agents to conduct research against political…

by | Sep 17, 2019

The New York Times has gone on the offensive against Brett Kavanaugh nearly a year after he was confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. It may want its readers to believe it is protecting the interest of an alleged sexual assault…

by | Sep 11, 2019

After World War II, the United States was promoting democracy and capitalism in the far reaches of the globe. The Soviet Union was imposing socialism everywhere it could, subjugating millions of people to misery. It was the first time in…

by | Aug 1, 2019

First, health insurance. I totally agree that every American should have health care as a right. And like Bernie Sanders, I should know, because, “I wrote the damned bill … ” By which I mean I as a very junior…

by | Jul 19, 2019

Man ascended to the glorious heavens and sank to the murky depths 50 years ago this weekend. The juxtaposition serves as a metaphor for modern times, when our technology races to infinity and beyond as our behavior periodically knuckle-drags toward…

by | Feb 1, 2019

I posted an article at The American Spectator on Wednesday, titled, “Bernie: Bolshevik Party Boy.” It relates to amazing footage of Bernie Sanders partying in a Soviet city north of Moscow on his honeymoon in June 1988. A shirtless, drunk Bernie…

by | Apr 12, 2018

As the film Chappaquiddick brings Ted Kennedy’s ugliest public scandal to the big screen, I here propose a sequel of equally high drama and even higher stakes, rising to the highest levels of national security. It was another Kennedy outrage, made…

by | Apr 8, 2018

There is nothing like historical context to help evaluate and better understand current events. So, in regard to the mainstream media’s breathless, non-stop coverage of the self-levitating Trump-Russia collusion theory, consider this bit of trivia: In 1991, when Russian President…

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