Trump’s at War with US Intelligence… And (for Once) He’s Right

February 08, 2019

By giving America its dumbest and cruelest wars, the best and brightest left room for a dumber and crueler leader to end them. In the TV show Designated Survivor, Kiefer Sutherland plays a neophyte president, Tom Kirkman, who tries to bring decency and common sense to the Oval Office after a...

American Public Policy: Void of Humanity

April 06, 2017

A nation that allows its public policy debate to be driven by a distorted “concern” for humanity from those who have demonstrated no interest in humanity is a nation that cannot lead anyone anywhere. Maybe it is time for a Humanity Index for America, a way to measure the humanity of this...

Preventing the Triumph of Trump’s Will

March 14, 2017

Today's dystopia is not your grandfather's 1984. Dystopias have recently achieved full-spectrum dominance. Kids are drawn to such stories—The Giver, Hunger Games—like goths to piercings. TV shows about zombie apocalypses, pandemics and technology run amok inspire binge watching. We’ve seen...