Tyson Fury

Public Nuisances

Common Sense on the Ropes

It is strange what moves people to action, if signing a petition counts as action"€”which, given the sedentary nature of so much of the population, I suppose it might do. According to a newspaper article I have just read, 140,000 ...

Public Nuisances

Death, Taxes, and Anacondas

Whether looseness of language is a consequence or a cause of looseness of thought I cannot say. No doubt it is sometimes the one and sometimes the other. Perhaps"€”to indulge in a little looseness of thought and language of my ...

Public Nuisances

I Have Seen the Future, and it Is Idiocy

Yesterday morning, as I was sitting in the flat on Paris that I have rented for a time quietly finishing my latest book, Murderers I Have Known (and I have known quite a few), a furious row broke out in the street six floors below. I ...

Public Nuisances

The Myth of Poverty

Some rich brats at Salon were recently bitching about the “GOP-shredded safety net” they claim has forced moms into the workplace. In a typical example of bourgeois naiveté, they assume it’s the libertarian lack of ...

Adria Richards

Public Nuisances

Nerds Behaving Badly

The "€œmicroaggressions"€ website reads like comedy. It is pathetic and funny, yet it is beginning to look like the manifesto of our future overlords: a tyranny of the aggrieved, abetted by the powerful, lording it over anyone who ...


Public Nuisances

Infantile Conservatism

Regularly now, The Washington Post, as always concerned with fairness and balance, runs a blog called “Right Turn: Jennifer Rubin’s Take From a Conservative Perspective.” The blog tells us what the Post regards as ...

Public Nuisances

When Push Comes to Shoving Cripples

Poor Richard Widmark. He made over 60 movies, but when he died in 2008, obit reels highlighted one infamous scene from 1947's Kiss of Death, the film that made him a star. The actor was doomed to be remembered best as a sadistic ...

Public Nuisances

The Epic Failure of Tantrum Politics

In politics as in life, the squeaky wheel usually gets the grease, but the other three wheels are finally telling the squeaky wheel to shut the hell up. Fast food and public protests typically hold as much appeal for me as rectal ...

The Reverend Al Sharpton

Public Nuisances

My 10 Favorite Hate-Crime Hoaxes

It was a tough week for racial witch hunters. In fact, it's been a tough quarter-century for them. Reality keeps knocking the liberal media off its high horse. When they picked up the Trayvon Martin case, hordes of TV dupes donned hoods ...

John Liu

Public Nuisances

What Will New York Do in Lieu of Liu?

In New York City, an unraveling campaign-finance scandal is leading toward the possible resignation and indictment of John Liu, a former city councilman known to be planning a mayoral run. Liu is caught up in a scandal where his ...

Public Nuisances

Did ‘The Great Society’ Ruin Society?

“I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there. If it needs a repair, I’ll fix it.” Thus did Mitt Romney supposedly commit the gaffe of the month—for we are not to speak of the poor ...

Sign Up to Receive Our Latest Updates!