Squandered Resolve Puts Transformation at Risk in America

June 30, 2021

Now that the internationalists and their kindred neoconservatives have had their moment in the sun and reestablished America’s “greatness” on the world stage, it is time to get back to the domestic challenge of trying to bring the reality of America into closer proximity to President Joe...

The US Must Commit to Protecting Central Americans

June 21, 2021

Recent comments by US Vice-President Kamala Harris over migration from Guatemala are part of an unfortunate pattern. Like Harris, other members of the Biden administration have been telling Central American migrants — many of whom are forced to leave home — “do not come” to the United...

How Will Joe Biden Mansplain His Mandate?

November 06, 2020

In a New York Times article that appeared just before this week’s interminable presidential cliff-hanger of an election, Lisa Lerer pondered how things might unfold after a Biden victory. She and the rest of the US punditry thought at the time that it might be decisive enough to define the...

Held Together With String, Can America Hold?

November 02, 2020

In December 2007, Mwai Kibaki beat Raila Odinga in the Kenyan general election and all hell broke loose. Odinga’s supporters took to the streets, alleging Kibaki had “stolen” the election. Police fired on demonstrators and some died. In retaliation, the targeted ethnic cleansing of Kikuyus,...

Education’s Harsh Law of Classroom Supplies and Demand

September 02, 2020

Every good citizen should understand that education is the bedrock of civilization. At the very least, it keeps the children occupied while their parents are outside earning a living. Politicians claim that education is a top priority. But when cornered, they usually admit that budgeting education...

Who Owns the Pronouns?

October 14, 2019

CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo is one of the least interesting media personalities imposed on the American public. An obedient exponent of CNN’s aggressive establishment agenda, Cuomo long ago suppressed any talent he might have developed for interviewing. Instead, he has faithfully cultivated...

The Weaponizing of the American Language

September 13, 2019

The crisis of civilization that now affects the United States has little to do with the largely abstract public debate about capitalism vs socialism or big government vs individual freedom, and even less to do with the traditional (but largely illusory) war between Democrats and Republicans. The...