Kill. Rape. Control.

The Salvadoran gang MS-13 recently splashed all over the headlines because, bizarrely, the press and the TDS blogosphere decided to go non-linear over Trump’s calling some of them “animals.” In an exemplar of the modern media’s tendentiousness,...

You Are Who You Hate

William Falk, editor-in-chief of The Week, recently warned Democrats that economic populism (e.g. socialized medicine and Bernie Sanders’ government jobs program) is not the path back to power that they assume (and behave as if) it is. He argues, compellingly,...

At Their Whim

Two stories in recent news, one local, one national, serve as stark examples of the decay of our system of government. In New York City, an attorney that specialized in navigating its difficult and seemingly at-whim pistol permitting process is going to trial for...

Syria, Chemical Weapons, and the UN

A suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. Denials by the usual suspects, howls by the usual suspects, and our President promising an armed response. Is any of this remotely surprising? More germanely, is the promised response likely to accomplish anything...