As negotiations heat up in New York over legislation that would legalize same-sex marriage, a closer look at one of the major players in Albany… Rev. Jason McGuire’s commitment, he told me, is simple: whenever there are legislators present in the State House, so too will be his witness. As it happens, this requires quite… Continue reading Rev. McGuire’s Calling
Of course, it’s true: Ron Paul is very unlikely to win the Republican presidential nomination. With that obvious admission out of the way, here’s why it’s plausible that he could at least over-perform this time around, relative both to the 2008 race (in which he placed fourth) and to some of the other candidates who’re receiving… Continue reading Ron Paul and the New Non-Interventionism
Maybe I’m not one to speak; for me, the September 11th attacks occupy little more than a glint of memory-space. Like everyone else, I can recite the obligatory account of my whereabouts that morning. I can describe the staff-wide memo that was read aloud in Spanish class, instructing kids whose parents worked in Lower Manhattan… Continue reading Unseemly Celebrants
Southern Massachusetts is still reeling from news that area teenagers attended a party last Friday night. “And this wasn’t a typical underage drinking party,” reported Tom Langford, on the scene in Plainville for NECN-TV. The theme was “Business Hoes and CEOs,” according to police, and “several of the youths were dressed up in suits, ties,… Continue reading Teens Gone Wild
I haven’t seen anyone write about this yet. Michele Bachmann was asked about Libya during an interview with the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer last week. Fischer: …I have a more fundamental problem, that he took this action without getting authorization from Congress as the Constitution specifies. Your reaction? Bachmann: Well that’s right, and it’s… Continue reading A Post on Michele Bachmann, Unfortunately
This dispatch from a Wisconsin solidarity rally in Trenton on February 25 got lost in cyberspace, so my new website’s millions of visitors are in luck!
This weekend, Fox Business Channel host John Stossel taped an episode of his eponymous talk show at George Washington University, where Students for Liberty – a youth libertarian organization – held its fourth annual international conference. Joined on-camera by David Boaz, executive vice president of the CATO Institute, Stossel fielded questions from student attendees on… Continue reading Notes on John Stossel