Silly nuggets like this week’s story about New York Times columnist Bret Stephens probably don’t deserve a blog. But I’m going to give some attention to what we can cheerfully call, “the bedbug incident,” as a cautionary tale for anyone who ends up as the butt of a public joke. It’s amazing that we still … Continue reading The Pitiful Tale of Bret Stephens, the Two-Line Tweet and Becoming This Week’s Media Bug-aboo
It’s been a rough week or so for freedoms of all kinds. Top of mind is the list of states that have decided they have the right to police women’s bodies. As of this writing, eight states have passed bills to place extreme limitations on abortions. Shout out to Illinois where I live for doing exactly the … Continue reading Was the Law Always This Judgmental?
I love clichés. Some of my favorites include: all that glitters ain’t gold, a hard head makes a soft ass, and never trust a salesman. These phrases have lasted for a reason: There’s more than a grain of truth in them. Sadly, all of clichés I just mentioned are applicable to the disgusting bit of … Continue reading A Shortcut to a Dream, a Fast Road to Trouble