by | Oct 10, 2019

Meanwhile, while we are talking about leadership, let’s not forget AOC and her “Squad” and the “Green New Deal.” This is her plan to completely stop using fossil fuels and eating meat within the next 11 years. This, supposedly, is…

by | Feb 14, 2019

Most Americans recognize the phrase, “A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage.” Yet few could tell you, without a surreptitious glance at Wikipedia, that it was Herbert Hoover’s 1928 campaign slogan. It was obviously meant to…

by | Feb 9, 2019

If you have been walking quietly through the week, keeping this thought to yourself because you dare not express it to your clients, patients, customers, kids in northeast liberal-arts colleges’ social-sciences programs, or your coworkers, here is your validation: Yes, indeed…

by | Jan 23, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the charming, effervescent, social-media-savvy freshman Democratic congresswoman from New York, has set the progressive punditry world aflame with her audacious plan for a “Green New Deal” (GND). “Why the Best New Deal Is a Green New Deal,” trumpets the Nation. “The Democratic…

by | Jan 11, 2019

Green New Deal legislation enjoys a number of enthusiastic, high-profile supporters. This stems in large part from no such bill existing. Forty-five House Democrats support the Green New Deal. So does New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. An Outside magazine…

by | Dec 13, 2018

Nancy Pelosi should be happier than she seems. The Democrats recently harvested enough votes to retake the House of Representatives, and she will again be elected Speaker of that body in January. But a lot has changed since 2011, when…

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