Stealing Speech

Stealing Speech

Nigh-on twenty years ago, when I was living in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, NY, and working with my family at our restaurant, I put a Libertarian Party sticker on the back window of my SUV. It was a beast of a truck, a Chevy Suburban K2500 in black, with a...
Peacefully Radical Transformations

Peacefully Radical Transformations

The Black Lives Matter protests, with their accompanying riots and all the sequels that brought them about, bring to the fore Leftist demands for fundamental changes to the American way of the classical liberal order. Let’s review what that order gained us, and...
The End of Excellence

The End of Excellence

One fine fellow over at the New York Times has posited that symphony orchestras need to be more diverse, apparently because the adoption of “blind” auditions, intended to eliminate racial and gender bias, haven’t produced an outcome they deem...