Elizabeth Warren, co-author of a book we like to quote on this site, may be about to be appointed the new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. I am very pleased. I figured she herself was probably not a Republican, but she had suggestions in her book for what the pro-family movement ought to support, and she did not dismiss them altogether. The Senate had better confirm her, if they know what is good for them.
The new holiday of June 19, though its celebration has spread nationally, has a particular application to Texas. But there is another date that would be more suitable as a national holiday of emancipation: December 18. June 19, known as […]
David Brooks, in his recent book, The Road to Character, makes a distinction between two kinds of virtues and tells us we need to be more concerned about ‘legacy virtues’ and not just the ‘résumé virtues’ that give us success in […]
Precis: In every society, even those that profess freedom of speech, there are ideas and images that are perceived as too corrupting to be expressed or uttered. We used to think this way about pornography. Now we think this about […]