The Best... Last week Rachel asked me if I was going to write a “best books of the year” article like I have the last few years. “I’m not sure,” I sighed. “To tell the truth, I think it’s getting a little old. I see ‘best books,’ ‘best movies,’ ‘best albums,’ of the year,... Read More »
Question: “How much of the First Amendment would you like us to ignore?” Answer: “How many lives would we want to save?” —State of Affairs television debut The Enemy? Almost every police drama and movie has a similar bad guy. The hero, usually a dedicated police officer or... Read More »
(The Only Way We’ll Ever Get America Back on Track) Months ago I wrote an article about competing views on holding a Constitutional Convention to help get America back on track. I listed some of the pros and cons of both views, and asked readers for their thoughts. Two Surprises I was... Read More »
Hire and Higher and Hire Just read the following quote. It is incredibly powerful: “Universities…have been absorbed into the commercial ethos. Instead of being intervals of freedom, they are breeding grounds for advancement. Students are too busy jumping through the next hurdle in the... Read More »
“I’m going to serve on jury duty,” my daughter told me. “Any thoughts?” A Problem and A Solution This will be short. Share it with anyone who might serve on jury duty. Save it to reread whenever you get called to jury duty. It is powerful information about freedom and being a leader in... Read More »
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