Opinion

Browning Our Trousers

Two months ago, I wrote about my hometown and its so-called Mexican problem. I made the po...

Politics

Let the Bastards Be Scared

In the early 1970s, Paramount decided to make a feature film based on the Star Trek TV ser...

Opinion

Ain”€™t It the Truth

What part do truth and evidence play in our beliefs? A larger part in ours than in those o...

Politics

Low Information Looters

Months of egging on the mob in Ferguson, Missouri by the Obama Administration, the Democra...

Politics

Vladimir Putin

A Newer, Better Cold War

In case you"€™ve been on vacation in an Internet-less corner of the world, you already k...

Opinion

The Failure of Profiling Racists

What can we learn from the media and government frenzy to railroad George Zimmerman, a cam...

Politics

We the Citizens

An article of faith has many first drafts. We struggle to find a manner to say what must ...

Opinion

Family Guy

A Model Society of Enlightened Wimps

Nowadays the first step to take after a school shooting, far from mourning or otherwise fe...

Opinion

America’s Exceptional Gun Violence

Is America exceptional? Once upon a time, hardly anyone dissented from the idea that the U...

Opinion

The Meaning Behind the Madness

When James Eagan Holmes had been in custody for hours and the sun broke over the tragic sc...

Opinion

From Patriots to Expatriates

Immigrants in the early 20th century celebrated US citizenship. The threat of illness, dea...

Opinion

Forever 1969

“Take back the street.” The “99%er’s.” “The movement.&...

Opinion

China Downgrades US Debt

China’s rating agency has just downgraded the US credit rating from A+ to A, citing ...

Politics

Eric Holder

We, the Unhyphenated Americans: Meet My People

My fellow Americans, who are “your people”? I ask because U.S. Attorney Genera...