(08/02/14) Then a Cruel Joke, Now a Serious Policy Proposal
An idea I first encountered as a juvenile husband's cruel joke on his young wife is now seriously proposed as policy, to solve a problem which might be much smaller than we've all been thinking: the high divorce rate. [more]
(07/15/14) Losing Our Souls at the Border
When we see real problems primarily as political problems, or as opportunites to seize political advantage or do mischief to our political enemies, do we still have a political soul? [more]
(03/09/09) Mark Steyn: "Live Free or Die"
"There are stages to the enervation of free peoples. America, which held out against the trend, is now at Stage One: The benign paternalist state promises to make all those worries about mortgages, debt, and health care disappear." [more]
(05/23/05) George Will: The Doctrine of Preemption
George Will explains the doctrine of preemption in current (i.e. Iraq) and historical context. Along the way, he offers a particularly good discussion of the power of ideas. [more]
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