See ‘Hotel Mumbai’

A new film, “Hotel Mumbai,” tells the story of the 2008 terrorist attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai. It is, I assure you, a […]

Killing the Old Folks

He [Harold Ross] was reminded of a pleasant afternoon that the two of them [Ross and Mrs. Roosevelt] had spent a few years earlier, talking […]

The Trump Effect

I have a friend who tells me that attempts to understand Donald Trump in the ordinary ways we understand politicians, even truly remarkable politicians, are […]

Judge Tigar Strikes Again

Judge Jon S. Tigar is back in the news. I wrote about him nearly two years ago: A federal judge ruled recently that an inmate […]

America on the Brink—Again

In the run-up to the election of 1864, Abraham Lincoln observed “there is no program intended by the Democratic Party but what will result in […]

Straw Bans vs. Common Sense

By now you’ve heard that the Santa Barbara, California city council outlawed the distribution of disposable plastic drinking straws. For a moment, it appeared the […]

Obama bin Biden

Isn’t it clear that President Trump really enjoys upsetting the people who claim to report the news? I imagine him occasionally tuning in to CNN […]

Common Sense Wins Again!

In Britain, anyway. Pollsters took a deep dive into the British electorate soon after the Brexit vote, and came up with some interesting results. (Hat […]

America 3.0

“America 2.0” considered the plain fact that the America you and I live in is no longer the America the Founders envisioned for us. Over […]

America 2.0

The government so carefully and brilliantly designed by the Framers and embodied in the Constitution is no more. Don’t believe me? Here is James Madison’s […]

Trump’s Common Sense Realism

Have you read Richard Fernandez’s interesting article on President Trump’s decision to withdraw America from the Obama nuclear deal? It is worthy of close reading. […]

American Greatness at the Movies

Reviewing the movie “Little Pink House” for the New York Times, Jeannette Catsoulis wrote the film “succeeds neither narratively nor visually.” So, there you have […]

Obama’s Foreign Policy Legacy

The American Left has made it a full-time job to cover for the Obama administration’s mishandling of our national security. This is only possible with […]

The Train to Common Sense

Common observation and a plain understanding is the source of all art. —Joshua Reynolds I hope you haven’t let anyone talk you out of seeing […]