Mandates and Narratives

Mandates and Narratives

Professional basketball player Kyrie Irving has opted to resist a COVID vaccination mandate. Not the NBA’s mandate – the NBA has not established a vaccine requirement. New York City’s mandate, which has trickled down to Irving’s team, the...
Identity Hypocrites

Identity Hypocrites

Get on an airplane. Work at a government job. Enter a government building. Open a checking, savings, brokerage, or retirement account. Apply for a credit card, loan, or mortgage. Apply for Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Welfare, food stamps, or other government...
Security Of Base

Security Of Base

Most Americans are convinced the nation has gone off the rails. The proofs: a mountain of debt (with much more to come) with no Marshal Plan leaps over normal market evolutions to show for it (and with none coming); our political system devolved into tribal warfare...
Our Afghan Whipping

Our Afghan Whipping

Our Afghanistan project has failed. The Afghan National Army (ANA) has disintegrated, and as we leave, the Taliban fill the vacuum with breathtaking speed. What went wrong? The basic explanations are the only ones necessary. The first is that their holy book teaches...
Blunt Force Trauma

Blunt Force Trauma

As the Delta variant of COVID-19 wends its way through the populace, our alarmist class feels the standard twitch-reflex of those who wield power, i.e. “DO SOMETHING!” It is spurred on by those in the electorate who allow themselves to be driven by the...