The Texas Crisis: Tilting at Windmills

February 19, 2021

Sometime last week, cold air escaped from the polar vortex, which usually stays high above the north pole. That icy air then traveled down to wreak havoc across Texas, a state geographically larger than France, bordering Mexico. Its nearly 30 million inhabitants are just starting to realize the...

Texas: The End of Authentic America?

January 04, 2021

At Fox News, Tucker Carlson has found a new reason to sound the alarm in the war waged by liberals against the sacred traditional values of the United States. Having noticed the trend of Californian capitalists, including Elon Musk, who have begun transferring their allegiance from glitzy...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Defining “Senseless” After Texas Shooting

November 08, 2017

The reality is that some killings are motivated by a frustrated sense of justice that takes a pseudo-military turn and others we simply don’t know why. Today's 3D Definition: Senseless After the shooting at a Baptist church in Texas, several commentators have predictably repeated the adjective...

Why Puerto Rico Faces Worse Perils Than Texas and Florida

September 30, 2017

Puerto Rico suffered a worse disaster — and faces a much longer, more fraught path to recovery — than Texas, Louisiana or Florida. Already reeling from fiscal woes, Puerto Rico is suffering from a humanitarian crisis as well in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm ever to...

Hurricane Harvey Must Prompt Clarity, Anger and Action

August 31, 2017

Only about half of Americans believe human activity causes climate change, and their lack of knowledge contributes to a situation where the historically largest carbon emitter fails to show climate leadership.  Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast, delivering 40 to 60 inches of rain in...

The World This Week: Hurricane Harvey and Melting Arctic

August 27, 2017

Circuses trump melting ice or ferocious hurricanes in a world where materialism has gone mad. On August 27, the New York Post carried a photo of Floyd Mayweather knocking out Conor McGregor. This was followed by a story on the outrage generated by a firefighter’s comments, “What Are You...