In a rather interesting magazine called The American Conservative, which is not conservative necessarily as we understand it in Orange County, but actually represents pacifist conservatives of all kinds (and yes there is such a thing as pacifist conservatives) Stephen […]
While being taken around to various churches in Venice looking at art – Italy may be working on the Separation of Church and State, but there isn’t much of a Separation of Church and Art – we happened to stumble […]
Jonathan V. Last has written an excellent article on natality in America and why we have few large families now, whereas 50 years ago they were very common. (I can testify, being of a certain age myself, that I as […]
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 […]
When I was young in the 1950s and early 60s it was just assumed that ‘progress’ was leading us toward a life of more and more leisure and that work was going to get easier and easier. Actually, it didn’t […]
Does anyone air-commute from Phoenix to LA or OC? I”ll bet they do! Read: “The New Suburbs, a Plane Ride Away” by Nick Wingfield via WSJ.com.
Now that I have become a big government Democrat, I am farther removed from the Libertarians than I ever was before. But as a Christian, I could never be a philosophical Libertarian, much as I would have liked to be […]
Today is the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York City. In the US, the event seemed to me to have an effect on the results of the 2004 election, but by the time of the 2008 election […]