More Lingual Implications (or, the Essence of “Cat” Implies God)

As I stated in my last post, I have been reviewing my Western Civ the past few days.  In the process, I have become reacquainted with some old friends from my college days.  (As I earned a degree in philosophy, I consider Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to be old friends).    In this case, it was…

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If Politicians Want to Blame Someone for ‘Greed,’ They Can Start HERE!

EVERYONE — I mean every bloody person who voted to do this should be stripped of every last cent in assets and imprisoned for life. I am NOT kidding, this is NOT hyperbole: these people deserve to be imprisoned for violating their duty to their constituents and even to those yet to be born: School…

Eureka! I’ve Got It!

This morning as I was covering a good post at Small Craft Warning here, I was thinking specifically about these lines: The President looks at problems not so much to be solved, but as opportunities to score political points and advance an agenda that recent polling has shown, even a majority of his voters don’t…

Maybe Federalism Has A Chance After All

I’m telling ya, the Tenth Amendment is the key (followed closely by the repeal of the Seventeenth and the Current Tax Payment Act of 1943). Steven Hayward writes: I’ve been meaning to bring up the following New York Times graphic since it was published last month, as it shows that Republicans are at their highest level of control of state governments…

Is The West Signing Its Own Death Sentence?

Janet Daley at the Telegraph thinks so: When the Edward Gibbon of the 22nd century comes to write his History of the Decline and Fall of the West, who will feature in his monumental study of the collapse of the most successful economic experiment in human history? In this saga of the mass suicide of…