Social Distortion

Last week I opined on the dysfunction of Higher Ed — or rather, one particular aspect of it, since Academia is broken in so many ways. I began by trying to impress upon my readers the utter passivity of the freshmen students in my Introduction to Music (a required...

Buying Blind

Thoughts on Higher Education, Part 1 When Peter invited me to contribute to Pigs and Sheep, I asked if he would prefer that I write about anything in particular. “Write about what you know, as long as it is freedom-related” was the reply. So today I will...

Paying For Pain

CNN contributor Bakari Sellers recently opined that: Climate change should be a definitive issue for Black voters, but it isn’t. He went on to blame the whiteness of environmental activist groups. He has a point… sort of. A survey by The Atlantic found that...

Packing The Flag

50 States. Such a nice, round number. Even makes for a good looking flag. Sure, the WWII-era 48-state flag offers a greater appeal to the rectilinearly-obsessed, but the 6-5-6-5-6-5-6-5-6 array has both symmetry and artistic appeal. 50 States also gives us 100...