Anecdotal evidence can often be treacherous. But that doesn’t mean it’s always wrong.
Four years ago, I worried that fringe conspiracy theory-driven media would destroy American conservatism. As it turns out, it’s actually much, much, much worse than that.
A post-modern dystopian nightmare.
Because every evil dystopia has its band of ragtag resistance fighters with that one in a million chance of toppling an empire.
What I saw instead of Rogue One, to my great surprise and delight.
Musings on the inherent struggle between self-righteousness and empathy, and what it means to be privileged in a complex world.
Random thoughts and musings on President Trump, the game of soccer, and a truly historic election.
Those who claim the press have been conspiring to sit on stories about Donald Trump haven’t been paying attention to the press.
Not one of which is, “You know, that Jim Cramer is really on to something.”
This week, the Washington Post’s Charles Lane insisted that the media has done its job this election. He’s wrong.
“I think they are unfounded just based on what I’ve read,” said the Republican nominee. “Totally unfounded, based on what I read.”
On meeting Phyllis Schlafly.
A note to the readership.
A new Politico report presents a perfect test case on the question of why people really rally around litmus-test political issues.
I do not stand with the Bernie-or-Bust crowd. But I am of them.
With so much to do, your only regret will be that the city’s Roller Derby team is on the road during Leaguefest.
You shouldn’t judge Melania Trump by the incompetent actions of her husband’s staff. But you sure as hell should judge the staff.
We have a Friday night meeting place and a Saturday Big Dinner restaurant — but we still need your input.
Man, that Donald Trump guy ruins everything!
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Are there plans to make movie reboots of Matlock, Leave It to Beaver, or the Brady Buch? If so, they should really consider Idris Elba for those.
Why is Brexit a victory for American conservatives? Where exactly is their dog in this fight? What thing have they won that I am just not seeing?
If you’re a liberal, you should think twice before rewarding the world’s lamest slumber party.
Thoughts, prayers, and three requests. [Comments are closed.]
Like it or not, the 2016 POTUS race is already over.
In which two race-bending ads show us how terrible we really are when it comes to discussing the problem of racism.
In order for hate crime laws to not succumb to the slippery slope, you need to pick a place to say “No.” The Blue Lives Matter laws are that place.
A serious bleg: Can someone who follows Texas politics explain what’s going on with its state’s GOP platform?
America desperately needs a disciplined, conservative political party — a thing the GOP has not been for quite some time. Here are the six steps those small-c conservatives of the #NeverTrump variety will have to take if they want to stem the rise of Trumpism in their party.
How to Fix a Broken Elephant: Prologue
Paging Elizabeth Picciuto! Paging Elizabeth Picciuto! We have an ethics emergency!
“The blacks love me!”
Because Politics and Power aren’t things which you get, they’re things which get you. And all you can do is to go where they can find you.
In which I announce the handing over of the reins of Ordinary Times to Burt Likko, give some well-deserved thank you-s, and reminisce over a shot (or two) of bourbon.
A thank you to Mr. MacLeod, and a head’s up to everyone else.
It’s time to make a plan to lift glasses and break bread.