Dumping Due Process

An interesting thing happened yesterday. Donald Trump’s lawyers made a point. Yes, I went for the cheap laugh, but it’s not the point in the context of the impeachment circus, but the broader illumination that point sheds on a very troubling aspect of the...

This I Believe

My local NPR affiliate regularly asks its listeners to contribute, and read aloud on the air, an essay on the theme “This I Believe.” Coming from NPR, you can imagine which kinds of beliefs they might choose to implicitly endorse with their megaphone, and...

Language Thieves

Today I’m going to take issue with two phrases from contemporary political discourse: “wealth redistribution” and “gun buybacks.” Both are popular ideas on the Left, and both carry the same insidious deceit, one that is both wrong on its...

The Tyson Tenet

If you play in the on-line political sandbox, as I do, it’s inevitable that you will be the subject of personal insults, derogations, and impugnments, often decoupled from any actual counterpoint or rebuttal to your comment. The likelihood and quickness of this...

The New Puritans

The Babylon Bee, a brilliantly funny satire website authored by Christians, hit the big time recently when the folks at Snopes, a fact-checking and debunking website (that has drawn criticism for ideological bias) started deconstructing some of the Bee’s jokes...