Free market at odds in debate to export more natural gas
Exportation would decrease the supply at home and raise prices.
TSA: Total Security Abyss
While a TSA agent pawed my hair bun this weekend, presumably on high alert for improvised explosive bobby pins, I pondered the latest news on the Somalia airplane terror attack.
How Republics Perish
If you believed America’s longest war, in Afghanistan, was coming to an end, be advised: It is not.
Flint’s Water Poisoned by Federal, State and Local Government Failures
The town of Flint, Michigan is facing an emergency health crisis after repeated warnings about the contaminated state of its water supply were ignored.
New Jersey Man Slays Child
There were a lot of long faces at Fox News Tuesday night, but there’s a silver lining for Marco Rubio. Now he can go be a bartender like his dad! (Have you heard him tell the story about his father being a bartender? Rubio was his pop’s best customer after the debate.)
Sloppy Language and Thinking
George Orwell said, “But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” Gore Vidal elaborated on that insight, saying, “As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too.
Politicians tailor their messages to different audiences. Facing New Hampshire’s primary, Ted Cruz talked more about “free-market principles” and a “commitment to the Constitution” and said “no one personality can right the wrongs done by Washington.” Politico ran the headline “Ted Cruz, born-again libertarian.”
Bloomberg vs. Trump?
The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on “Morning Joe,” said that he would welcome his “friend” Michael Bloomberg into the presidential race.
How History Shapes the New Hampshire Primary
Benning Wentworth is not a name you’ll run across in New Hampshire primary coverage. But he arguably did as much as anyone else to establish the political culture — or cultures — of America’s first-in-the-nation primary state.
Fear Not, My Secular Friends
It amuses me that certain people are convinced that Christians are angry scolds but totally miss the humorlessness and angst of certain Christophobic secularists.
A Chilly Jobs Report Prompts Selling
Exchange-traded fund investment expert Doug Fabian discusses how the recent jobs report helped to cause this week’s poor market performance.