We all know that young people, most especially urban young people, sometimes stray from profitable paths because they lack proper guidance. There are three reasons why messages to young people are not received: The message may be deficient, the messenger may be unpersuasive or the message itself may fall on [...]
“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act” — George Orwell George Orwell,...
“I seen My Opportunities and I Took ’Em” — George Washington Plunkitt, Tammany Hall boss” Patrick Castagna,...
While President Barack Obama was doubling down on his discredited narrative concerning the attack by terrorists on the...
A dung beetle would strain himself pushing around a misdirection so massive. Even Jonathan Karl of ABC News has taken notice, and he has nothing kind to say about Obama administration “talking points” on Benghazi. Mr. Karl, it should be said, is not part of the putative conservative conspiracy [...]Read more ›
“Terrible. I cry every night. I don’t sleep at night. I need answers… Why was there no security for him? When they were supposed to have security and the security that they did have was called back. It just — things do not add up and I’m just told [...]Read more ›
It happens to the best of presidents. Sometime during the second term of popular presidents, the American people begin to bid goodbye to their chief executive, at which point the president begins to think of his legacy and hires a ghost writer to memorialize his time in office for future [...]Read more ›
A newspaper reports that Republican leaders John McKinney and Larry Cafero, both of whom have professed interest in running for governor, are once again being shut out of budget negotiations by Governor Dannel Malloy. This is getting to be a habit. During Mr. Malloy’s first budget — [...]Read more ›
The trouble with Connecticut Republicans has always been the same: There is no Maggie Thatcher among them. The pre-Thatcherite Tory Party in Britain resembles to a “T”the “go long to get along” Republican Party in Connecticut. The late Mrs. Thatcher wrote in her memories, “Almost every postwar Tory [...]Read more ›
“He just calmly watched and occasionally took notes with a vague hint of a smile on his face from time to time.” Thus did a reporter describe Dr. Kermit Gosnell’s demeanor in court at his trial. The imperturbable Mr. Gosnell was referred to trial by a grand jury after [...]Read more ›