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Cultural Appropriation: Sombreros, Tacos, Tequila and More
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Cultural Appropriation: Sombreros, Tacos, Tequila and More

The impossibly fickle, selective and whimsical rules of cultural appropriation are hard to keep straight. (Oops! I said "straight." Apologies to whomever. Oops, can I say "whomever?" Zimever? Verselves? Gah.) According to the white people who run the lef...
Before and After Welfare Handouts
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Before and After Welfare Handouts

Before the massive growth of our welfare state, private charity was the sole option for an individual or family facing insurmountable financial difficulties or other challenges. How do we know that? There is no history of Americans dying on the streets because...
Who to Crucify? Trump or Barabbas?
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Who to Crucify? Trump or Barabbas?

The Trump Haters hate on and on and... The deranged hatred of Donald Trump by the left and the media is so strong it is never going to stop. If they had the chance, I actually think the Democrats would put a crown of thorns on Trump's head, make him carr...
Memo to Trump: Defy Mueller
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Memo to Trump: Defy Mueller

If Donald Trump does not wish to collaborate in the destruction of his presidency, he will refuse to be questioned by the FBI, or by a grand jury, or by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his malevolent minions. Should Mueller subpoena him, as he has threat...
Nationwide, Democrats Attack ICE Instead of Crime
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Nationwide, Democrats Attack ICE Instead of Crime

New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo is threatening to sue the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency for its ongoing raids to detain illegal immigrants wanted for serious crimes like assault and rape. A staggering 80 percent of those apprehended in re...
The Constitutional Work-Around for Term Limits
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The Constitutional Work-Around for Term Limits

I've always wondered why the National Education Association (NEA) and the country club conservatives in the Republican House and Senate leadership aren't allies, instead of enemies. Both organizations use the same tired talking points to defend inert members f...
Who Controls Your Kids’ Lives?
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Who Controls Your Kids’ Lives?

Former Republican Sen. Phil Gramm of Texas was fond of telling a story about his time stumping for educational change. "My educational policies are based on the fact that I care more about my children than you do," Gramm once said to a woman. "No, you don't," ...
Educational Fraud Continues
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Educational Fraud Continues

Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation's Report Card, was released. It's not a pretty story. Only 37 percent of 12th-graders tested proficient or better in reading, and only 25 percent did so in math. Among bla...
The Fall of James Comey
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The Fall of James Comey

I originally assumed that former FBI Director James Comey is an honorable and truthful man who was striving to be objective and avoid undue political influence. He has earned my change of mind. Our law enforcement and judicial institutions should operate, t...
If You Don’t Agree With Me, You’re a Racist Who Likes Death Threats
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If You Don’t Agree With Me, You’re a Racist Who Likes Death Threats

On Monday, George Yancy, a black professor of philosophy at Emory University, wrote a lengthy piece in The New York Times detailing the awful death threats he has received from white racists. I can sympathize — throughout 2016, I received my fair share of deat...