This essay succinctly and clearly describes the nature and challenge of American conservatism. It’s application to the Iraq situation and its proposed solution is rather mechanical, however
The same article alludes to Croesus. I say, I’m beginning to understand why my daughter insists on speaking with that cheesy faux-British accent.
His Majesty: “As one of my minions once said, I am altering the bargain. Pray I don’t alter it further.”
In the intervals between the sparkling badinage at the Drones and manly, straight-from-the-hip hometeaching, one dips from time to time into the sprightly oeuvre of some private eye novelist. Just at the moment I am positively gripped by the latest entry in the adventures of Ron Johnson, Sleuthin’ Senator Shamus. One hears rave reviews everywhere, but the half was not told me. (more…)
Liberals believe in offing babies left and right before they’re born,* but after they’re born, no one defends the babies right to life more staunchly. They treat infanticide at least as harshly as traffic violations, and perhaps even with all the rigor and severity of a Class C misdeamenor. (more…)
The military continues to be far more trusted than the political branches. The public believes the military is competent and can solve problems. The public believes Congress is incompetent and creates problems. The implied conclusion is that we’d be better off with the army running the country. (more…)
Isn’t that great, education union employees have their own union? Is there a union for employees of education union employee unions?