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 | Sep 7, 2019

Sitting down to write, I ask myself: Am I being fair? Is it according to Hoyle, kosher, and on the up and up to take aim at such a target, cavorting unaware in the complacency of impervious consensus? After all,…

by | Aug 17, 2019

According to recent reports, Trump is looking to make a deal, perhaps his biggest yet: the purchase of Greenland. The Wall Street Journal reports that the president has discussed a potential purchase on multiple occasions. Many have laughed at this…

by | Aug 2, 2019

The Associated Press, the Washington Post, the Charlotte Observer, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and undoubtedly other media outlets carried reports of President Trump’s July 30 visit to Jamestown as part of the 400th anniversary of the House of Burgesses’ first meeting in the…

by | Jul 19, 2019

Earlier in the week I had to perform a banking errand that required my physical presence in Montreal. I drove up from New York City. It is not that bad a drive. Without traffic one can make the trip in…

by | Jul 16, 2019

I’ll admit something I shouldn’t have to, as regular readers of this space already know it, but I’m sometimes a little slow to catch on to the ways of America’s 45th president. After all, back in the 2016 GOP primary…

by | Jul 14, 2019

Washington Alex Acosta resigned as labor secretary Friday morning. It was inevitable once he became the target of all virtuous people in Washington for negotiating a 2008 non-prosecution agreement that put superrich sex offender Jeffrey Epstein behind bars for 13…

by | Jul 13, 2019

The U.S. Women’s Soccer team came home with the trophy, but, of course, that isn’t the end of it. Winning, it seems, is not enough. The contemporary script called for some politics and protests over injustice and unequal treatment, without…

by | Jul 9, 2019

The president’s Fourth of July speech was a triumph. The amazing thing is the willful if inevitable self-sabotage of liberal-media credibility as they trashed the speech before it even happened — making up history as they went along. To pick…

by | Jul 8, 2019

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama famously became so frustrated by his running mate’s logorrhea that he asked an aide, “How many times is Biden going to say something stupid?” According to authors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the…

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