More Climate Doomsaying

The usual places have been buzzing over the latest “deadline” to save the planet, one that’s quite interesting in both its timing and its delayed dissemination. A BBC report quotes “Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, founder and now director emeritus...

Fascist Medicine

Much (deserved) shade was thrown at some of the Democratic Presidential candidates’ plans to institute a “Medicare for All” system that outlawed private insurance plans. I expect that someone got in their ears and told them a – that the...

Alpha By Proxy

Playwright, auteur, and late-in-life conservative convert David Mamet referred to socialism as the abdication of responsibility. The resurgence of socialism in the American political landscape, itself born of the “childing” of age-of-majority youth via...

The Tyranny of the List

One of my best friends keeps lists. Not lists of to-do things, like one might imagine (although it’s safe to assume he has those as well), but inventory lists, including one that tallies every movie he’s ever seen. I do such lists, and they include musical...