Pigskin Doggerel

The (Football) Star-Mangled Banner (An Anthem With Offensive Lines) Oh, say, have you seen how your ratings have dropped? Seems your viewers don’t find grownup tantrums too charming. (A decline, as you know, never caused by T-Bow, Whose religious displays you found strange and alarming.) It’s confusing to you, But believe me, it’s

By | 2017-09-17T11:45:59+00:00 September 15th, 2017|

Buskirk and Boychuk on the Germany Problem

American Greatness Managing Editor, Ben Boychuk joined Publisher, Chris Buskirk on his radio show to discuss the progress of the site and some of the highlights from last week including Robert Curry's excellent and well-received piece, "What's the Matter with Germany?" Chris Buskirk:  I am Chris Buskirk. He is Seth Leibsohn. Welcome back to

By | 2017-09-13T16:29:38+00:00 September 13th, 2017|

In Defense of America’s Game

Every autumn, 4 million boys continue a tradition they share with their fathers, grandfathers and leather clad players of old. Football’s unique character and preeminent appeal make it America’s game. Yet today football is under assault, with player safety the stated motivation. Fans fear and detractors hope the game faces an existential crisis.

By | 2017-08-03T15:57:00+00:00 July 30th, 2017|

Nate Silver and the Fetish of Data-Driven Journalism

"Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1." "Never tell me the odds!" ―C-3PO and Han Solo   Yogi Berra famously threw the fat lady off her stage in 1973 when he said, “It ain’t over till it’s over.” With the rise of and reliance upon data-driven modeling of elections and

By | 2017-02-07T21:42:02+00:00 February 7th, 2017|

Key Play for Super Bowl: Deflate the Left’s Racist Rhetoric

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his cap (right rear). A craze is breaking out all over America, but it’s not about Super Bowl LI in Houston. People are going absolutely crazy over “whiteness”—more specifically, “white people”—and the poster boy is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. “Before Colin Kaepernick decided to

By | 2017-02-01T23:56:55+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|