Hidden and painful truths about the NFL protests

NFL Boycott vs Protest

Summary: Lord Moulton, Mark Steyn, and James Bowman give us insights about the NFL protests not shown in the news, explaining why this is an important event. This is a follow-up to Looking beyond the politics of the kneeling NFL players. Many have discussed the NFL players' protests in light of this famous passage by Lord Moulton. Mark … Continue reading Hidden and painful truths about the NFL protests

Four views of America (Left & Right) showing that we’re ripe for realignment

Summary: Understanding our time requires information, which the info superhighway delivers in excess, but also the much rarer perspective. Here are excerpts from four essays by keen observers that reveal much about today's America. One from the Right, one from the Left, a Liberal, and a Conservative. Each tells us something. Perhaps most important, that Liberals … Continue reading Four views of America (Left & Right) showing that we’re ripe for realignment

Yesterday’s Senate hearing shows why climate policy has gridlocked

Summary: Here is the video and transcript of a revealing discussion at yesterday's Senate hearing about climate change. It shows in miniature how the debate about public policy to fight climate change has become gridlocked. Hearing by the Senate Commerce Committee: "Data or Dogma? Promoting Open Inquiry in the Debate Over the Magnitude of the … Continue reading Yesterday’s Senate hearing shows why climate policy has gridlocked

Should we thank the Court as it rescues us from our bad laws? Or just bow?

Summary:  America remains locked in a battle between Left and Right. Each fights to protect the Constitution -- or the pieces of it they value. Neither cares for the it as other than a tool to advance their interests. The Constitution, torn between them, slowly withers. The American people mildly, intermittently cheer both sides -- … Continue reading Should we thank the Court as it rescues us from our bad laws? Or just bow?

Snapshots from the edge’s of western society, where change first appears

Snapshots by that acute and politically incorrect observer, Mark Steyn.  These are worth reading in full! About antisemitism: "Anti-Semitic Attack with Machete at Carlton University", Michael Coren (Canadian syndicated columnist), 5 April 2010 Steyn's analysis:  "Macheteculturalism", National Review Online, 6 April 2010 About the fading away of the right to free speech: "The Earle and the … Continue reading Snapshots from the edge’s of western society, where change first appears