On Jan. 20, 1984, Margaret Thatcher issued an order to Jim Hacker, a member of her Cabinet, and Sir Humphrey Appleby, a senior bureaucrat. She wanted to purge the government of everyone with a qualification in economics. “What are your degrees?” Thatcher asked Sir Humphrey. “Politics and …” Sir Humphrey trailed off. “Yes?” Thatcher insisted. […]
there is no way this either makes sense or ends well
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As a conservative political writer who was vocal about his decision, during last year’s election, not to vote for Donald Trump, one of the remarks I often received back then from irritated Trump supporters was, “We will not forget.” The inference was that if Trump ended up losing to Hillary Clinton (as… CONTINUE
So you might have heard that “Game of Thrones” returns for Season 7 on HBO this Sunday. Season 6 ended with insurgent Daenerys Targaryen (The Unburnt, Queen of the Andals, Khaleesi, Breaker of Chains, etc.) departing at long last for Westeros to take the Iron Throne. Since political scientists know a thing or two about seizing […]
In case you haven’t noticed, Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on much these days. Donald Trump could call a news conference to declare that the sun rises in the east and Democrats would try to find a link to Vladimir Putin. And if Democrats somehow ever find a real, actionable,… CONTINUE
Just because he’s a smug elitist doesn’t mean he doesn’t have dangerous ideas
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O’Bama? Barack Obama has been honored by having an official Obama Tartan created and added to the Scottish Register of Tartans in Edinburgh Scotland. Edinburgh-based newspaper The Scotsman reports that the created by tartan designer Brian Talley of Glasgow, who chose colors to represent Obama’s life. The navy blue of the pattern represents the flag of Hawaii, while green represents the Kenyan flag. The red, | Read More »
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After a weekend that involved much discussion over the president’s use of social media, Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday, and this time offered some help to a grieving family. Last week, Streiff wrote about the Catholic church’s cowardly response to the situation of Charlie Gard, the terminally ill infant in England. The high court has decided it would be against Charlie’s best interest for his parents | Read More »
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In a piece I wrote last October, I presented the argument that of all the GOP presidential candidates that primary voters had to choose from in the election, Donald Trump was the last person Republicans should have trusted to take on Obamacare. The nominee rarely talked about the issue during the… CONTINUE
Dr. Andrew Snelling, a geologist who was denied a routine request to take samples from the Grand Canyon due to his creationist Christian beliefs, has been granted his research permit. Snelling, who holds a PhD from the University of Sydney, has been published in peer-reviewed journals, undertaken research in Australia and the United States, and has decades of experience including in the Grand Canyon, had been waiting for his permit | Read More »
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