Cultural Caviar

Catalonia Bullfighting Ban: Purely Political and Totally Impractical

At the end of the film Little Caesar, the gangster Enrico Bandello, played by Edward G. Ro...

Racial Politics

White Racism: The Cold Truth

Strange things are happening. In the stifled, constipated political discourse of the mode...

Uncle Sam

Trusted Most: Men With Guns

Public confidence in Congress has plummeted to the lowest level of any institution since ...

Politics

Liberals Ignore the Facts

When I encounter facts that run contrary to my beliefs, I embrace the facts and abandon my...

Politics

Failure to Excommunicate

The Catholic Church raised me. The Immaculate Heart nuns who supervised my education from ...

Social Justice

America: Hate It or Leave It

A wise old t-shirt once said, "€œIf you don"€™t like this country, you should probably...

Politics

Bias and Bigotry in Academia

Bias and Bigotry in Academia

A decade ago, activist Ron Unz conducted a study of the ethnic and religious composition o...

Politics

War, Women, and the Taliban

War, Women, and the Taliban

It's only dire necessity That's taking me to war; And if I were a moneyed man I wouldn"€...

Politics

Bastille Day is Bunk

Bastille Day is Bunk

The American civil calendar is not alone in being festooned with holidays celebrating poli...

Politics

Awkward Truths About the Awkward Squad

Awkward Truths About the Awkward Squad

As the cooling winds of austerity move in across superheated Britain, one gallant group is...

Politics

The War on Arizona

The War on Arizona

Not since President Eisenhower sent troops to Little Rock and JFK sent U.S. marshals to th...

Racial Politics

Finding a Racist in a Haystack

Finding a Racist in a Haystack

The Freedom Riders did black Americans a great service by calling Kennedy on his bullshit ...

Race and Supremacy

“€˜Justice”€™ Department Lets New Black Panthers Roam Free

“€˜Justice”€™ Department Lets New Black Panthers Roam Free

I’m a big fan of black hate groups, at least from a theatrical perspective. And when...

Public Nuisances

Spies Like Us

Spies Like Us

Well, well, well, now it appears that even the Soviet—strike that!—Russian pri...