The Tea Party convention held this past weekend in Nashville wasn’t the biggest such gathering (600 people) or the most representative (the ticket price was more than $500) but it did give the national media a pretty good angle on the views and direction of this disparate movement. First, it's clear the group has no [...]
Will the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision destroy American democracy? You might think so given the responses of its critics. The Citizens United decision, far from signaling the fall of the republic, strengthens the First Amendment and freedom of speech.Let’s start with the facts of the case. Citizens United, a nonprofit political advocacy group, produced [...]
Hamlet Instructs Players
There was a saying I often heard when I was growing up in the 50’s. Digging into the Shakespeare play of Hamlet in which the phrase originated, the quote we oft abbreviated is: “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark”. It carried the meaning that the fish is rotting from the head down—all [...]
My good friend Brian recently put together a very good video exposing Al Gore’s utter hypocrisy. It pretty clearly shows that Gore’s a fake and a political opportunist of the worst kind.
The video particularly focuses on his position on outsourcing, and starts out by looking at his position in the 1993 NAFTA debate and the [...]