Teaching Monkeys How to Gamble — and Other Ways to Waste Your Tax Dollars

I know all about the new case of Ebola, the one in New York City. I know that ISIS is still on the move. I know what just happened in Canada. They’re all important. I know that too. But there’s anRead Post

The Midterm Elections and the Idiot Vote

November 4th is almost here. And since midterm elections are usually a referendum on the sitting president, 2014 ought to be a good year for RepublicaRead Post

Is Everything Political in the Obama Administration?

With the ISIS military advancing on Baghdad, the Pentagon has issued a report outlining what Secretary of State John Kerry has called “the biggest cRead Post

Ratings at MSNBC Hit Record Lows — Is This Bad News for Democrats?

We live in a country where the more liberal candidate for president has won the popular vote in 5 of the last 6 elections. (Obama twice, Clinton twiceRead Post

Politically Correct Journalism

The subject on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” was Ebola, or more precisely how the media have been covering the story. The show’s host, Brian StelteRead Post

How Stupid Do They Think We Are?

Alton Nolen, a 30-year-old recent convert to Islam, had just been fired from his job at a food distribution plant in Moore, Oklahoma. There were reporRead Post

Terrorists Get to Air Grievances — at an Icon of American Culture

On October 7, 1985 four terrorists from the Palestinian Liberation Front hijacked the cruise ship Achille Lauro off the coast of Egypt. They held the Read Post

Careful About What You Say:  The Speech Police Are Listening

You may have heard about the radio play-by-play man for the San Francisco 49ers who got into trouble for saying things you’re apparently not allowedRead Post

Recently, my wife told me to stop picking on the Tea Party. Frankly, I was taken aback that after siRead Post

President Obama says he’s “shaken” by this week’s violent attacks on three sRead Post

There are some rumblings and rumors emanating from Ferguson, Missouri, where 18-year-old Michael BroRead Post

The Legend of Mark Uterus

A few months ago, I wrote a column on this website about the U.S. Senate race in my home state of CoRead Post

Everything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found iRead Post

Everything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found iRead Post

Why do some things scare people more than others? One reason is that people engage in a rational assRead Post

Why do some things scare people more than others? One reason is that people engage in a rational assRead Post

When the Beatles were at the height of their popularity, John Lennon said that they were more famousRead Post

Let me confess that, aside from donating time or money, I rarely understand the odd things done on bRead Post

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