by | Oct 7, 2019

The Democrats face an insurmountable obstacle in their ongoing quest to oust the president. Trump himself succinctly captured their dilemma last Friday: “Unemployment Rate, at 3.5%, drops to a 50 YEAR LOW. Wow America, lets impeach your President.” Numerous polls…

by | Sep 14, 2019

Everyone had that one annoying childhood friend who would spoil every game. When it was his turn to be “it,” for example, he’d gripe about it, make excuses, and complain that the rules were unfair. Of course, he was always…

by | Aug 23, 2019

The Joe Rogan Experience works because the host exudes curiosity, the guests fascinate, the format (untethered to word counts or ad breaks) allows for an authentic conversation to develop, the tone remains uninhibited and the palate broad, and the views…

by | Aug 1, 2019

There’s a provocative article by NYU professor Tim Naftali in the Atlantic titled “Ronald Reagan’s Long-Hidden Racist Conversation With Richard Nixon.” It reports an insulting statement made by Gov. Ronald Reagan to President Richard Nixon in October 1971. Naftali lays out the context…

by | Jan 9, 2019

“Web time” slanders anything more than a week old. By that measure, August 2017 might be ancient history. But I found on revisiting a takedown by a blogging friend that a meandering essay that had drawn fire on her blog back then…

by | Jan 9, 2019

“Web time” slanders anything more than a week old. By that measure, August 2017 might be ancient history. But I found on revisiting a takedown by a blogging friend that a meandering essay that had drawn fire on her blog back then…

by | Apr 12, 2018

T he Atlantic magazine last Thursday demonstrated the extreme closed-mindedness of liberal media culture. After hiring conservative writer Kevin Williamson in late March, Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg had to immediately begin defending his choice to his staff and the public. Previous comments of…

by | Apr 10, 2018

You’re fired! While the phrase is famously associated with the former star of The Apprentice, who at the moment has another even more interesting job, in fact the phrase is one that conservatives in the so-called “mainstream” media — aka…

by | Apr 5, 2018

Updated 4.5.18 4:23 p.m. Shortly after the essay below was published, we learned that Williamson had been fired by the Atlantic. In an email to his staffers, Editor in Chief Jeffrey Goldberg wrote: Late yesterday afternoon, information came to our…

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