The date is November 23rd, 2016. The media is still going berserk with hundreds if not thousands of articles every few hours on the Trump presidency and the world of politics. As for the Liberals, they are still thrashing wildly about unable to accept the result of the election. There have been many pieces on […]
I’m making this an LTMD as there is enough being written about Hillary’s shock loss and I’m not interested in adding to the conversation. I just want to let my descendants in the far future know some of my current thoughts. And my thoughts are this: Most of us, including myself, only know politicians by […]
If you’re an avid reader of both The Economist and The Times, then you will know there has been an ongoing feud between Paul Krugman, The Times Senior Economic party-pooper in chief and the identity-less army of economists at The Economist.
Is marriage something the state confers upon the couple or is it religion? Or perhaps it is a promise we make to ourselves and our partner? How much weight should we give to “authorities” and under what authority do they derive their own authority? Do they really even matter?
In the past week I have seen many articles concerning the influence of politicians service (or non-service) in Vietnam. Most recently, Richard Blumenthal claimed he served when actually he did not. During the presidential election of 2004 there was a big issue about the “swift boat” soldiers and to be honest, I forget what the […]