Deregulation Doomsayers

A bad man uses a gun to inflict harm on others, and, as sure as Pavlov’s dog salivating at the ringing of a bell, the usual scolds decry the insufficiency of the laws meant to prohibit bad men from getting guns. The lament is typically combined with contempt for...

The Right To Choose Poorly

During the climax of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, the bad guy sees a table covered with chalices of all sorts, among which is the one true Holy Grail. He asks, “Which one is it?” The Crusader guarding the Holy Grail tells him, “You must...

Patient Zero

It happens without fail. A “political” incident happens, and within the first few hours a particular narrative coalesces and is repeated hundreds or thousands of time by people on a particular side of the issue. The recent shooting of US Congressman Steve...

The Left’s Moral Decay

Whatever moral ascendancy the West held was lost here today. Thus spoke American reporter Vince Walker about the Salt March and the British response on one particular day in one location, in the superb 1982 film Gandhi. The Salt March was an act of civil disobedience,...