Brian LaSorsa

Brian LaSorsa

Brian LaSorsa is an opinion columnist in the Southeastern United States. Follow him on Twitter @BrianLaSorsa.


District of Corruption

The Opacity of Transparency

Feb 06 2013

One day after Barack Obama's victory in 2008, the president-elect's campaign team launched its official transition website. The administration "€œwill strengthen whistleblower laws to protect

Politics

Martin Luther King Jr.

Disarming the Slaves

Jan 17 2013

The left's wailing about gun control should have been over at least two weeks ago, but Alex Jones's erratic interview with Piers Morgan provided enough

Guns and Ammo

Shaming the Gun-Shame Lobby

Jan 04 2013

Weeks after the Sandy Hook shooting, which was blamed on everything from Ke$ha to Mortal Kombat, most news outlets are still in panic mode. One

Cultural Caviar

Family Guy

A Model Society of Enlightened Wimps

Dec 26 2012

Nowadays the first step to take after a school shooting, far from mourning or otherwise feeling sorry for the families whose children were killed by

Cultural Caviar

From Patriots to Expatriates

Jul 15 2012

Immigrants in the early 20th century celebrated US citizenship. The threat of illness, death, and separation from their wives and children failed to deter these

International Affairs

When Blowback Hits Home

Jul 05 2012

On Monday, Iranians mourned the anniversary of a civilian airliner that a US missile shot down in 1988. The strike killed all 290 people aboard.

Commerce

What’s So Bad About Discrimination?

Jun 29 2012

About two months ago I mentioned my disappointment that Raleigh, NC lacked Southern culture, only to be informed in the comment section that true sweet-tea-drinking

Politics

How the Tea Party Sunk Itself

Jun 14 2012

The Tea Party emerged about a year after I first got interested in libertarian politics, and I was proud to see people protesting against taxation

Commerce

Green on the Outside, Red on the Inside

Jun 07 2012

Tuesday was World Environment Day. I loathe the environment. The United Nations has been stoking the flames of Earth worship since the early 1970s, when

Commerce

The Federal Bureau of Entrapment

May 24 2012

Last week three activists associated with the Occupy movement were arrested and accused of plotting an attack to protest the NATO summit. The group allegedly

Obamarama

George Clooney and Barack Obama

President O’s Hollywood Cult

May 17 2012

Hollywood's making a funny new documentary featuring a handful of half-asleep champagne socialists who worship a charismatic government leader and then empty their wallets for

PC World

A Confederacy of Censors

May 03 2012

I"€™m living in North Carolina right now. When I first moved here, I thought I"€™d see people hanging out on their front porches, drinking whiskey

Cultural Caviar

Martha Plimpton

Thank You for Offending Me

Apr 14 2012

Lee Aronsohn co-created Two and a Half Men. Lee Aronsohn executive-produced The Big Bang Theory. Last week, Lee Aronsohn pissed off the feminist community. Taking

Politics

Zooey Deschanel

Invisible Children

Mar 10 2012

My friends became humanitarians this week. They shared a 30-minute video with me on Facebook and Tweeted about a Ugandan war criminal after seeing Zooey

Manhunt

Ron Paul

Reducing Ron to Racism

Dec 27 2011

While interviewing Ron Paul a few days ago, CNN’s chief political analyst Gloria Borger avoided discussing his policies and instead dredged up the already exhausted