Category Archives: News Commentary

So, Are All Men Naturally Rapists in Waiting, Or Not?

Exhibit 1: Social Club at Harvard Rejects Calls to Admit Women, Citing Risk of Sexual Misconduct – The New York Times A male-only club at Harvard is being pressured to admit female members.  They don’t want to do this.  One … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Jeb Bush Should Be Trump’s Running Mate

My favorite moment of the last GOP debate was when Donald Trump and Jeb Bush, after some good-natured ribbing back and forth, engaged in a low-five near the podium.  It was a really humanizing moment for both of them and … Continue reading

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Confused Socialist Accidentally Makes Case For Lower Taxes

You gotta hand it to Bernie Sanders – despite using the same old economic fallacies that progressives have been spouting since the 19th century, his campaign is resonating with people – as evidenced by the fact that around half my … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe’s Greatest Villain

Meet Walter Palmer.  He is a dentist who (allegedly) illegally shot a lion in Zimbabwe. Now meet Robert Mugabe.  He is a power-mad dictator who for the better part of four decades has used terror and intimidation to maintain his … Continue reading

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Arming recruiters and reserve centers is almost as stupid as disarming them

Should military recruiting centers be armed? – CNN.com Full Disclosure:  I have a dog in this fight.  I worked at a reserve center that was essentially a public building with almost zero security for about four years.  To a certain … Continue reading

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You Pay Taxes, So That Means You Agree

Gunman tried to justify market raid to hostages, recording apparently shows – CNN.com. In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shootings, it seemed that the typical battle-lines were being drawn.  Neocons were calling for increased surveillance and foreign meddling.  Self-righteous … Continue reading

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The Minimum Wage and Indifference

We Can Predict The Effects Of Seattle’s $15 An Hour Minimum Wage. In light of Seattle’s recent decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, numerous free-market writers have done an excellent job detailing the long list of … Continue reading

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