Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Politics

Civility and Hypocrisy in the Age of Trump

As Democrats and NeverTrumpers of all stripes stand up against President Trump's executive order on immigration, one reaction has been quite common: "Where were you...

*UPDATED: Man lied about when her death occurred.* Detroit family caught in Iraq travel...

UPDATED - The leader of a mosque in Dearborn has confirmed to FOX 2 that a man who claimed his mother died in Iraq after...

Liz Cheney Wants to Make Torture Great Again

She's back in Washington, and she's eager to pick up where her dad left off. When Liz Cheney returned to her ancestral home state of...

TGIF: Trump Nation

Did Donald Trump on Inauguration Day intend to remind us of the European despotisms of the last century? Who could miss signs? They adorned the speech...

Misdiagnosing the Election

After the election of Donald Trump, the American people have been subjected to several different theories to account for the outcome. These theories have...

TGIF: A Principle for All Seasons

Despite my utter disdain for Donald Trump, I am uneasy about many who oppose him. My specific concern is that they apparently believe that,...

Reoccurring Populism and History Ignored

The attempt to forge a life that has no reverence for history is an unsustainable… Now, what does having been told that have anything...

W. Post Promotes Blacklist of ‘Russian Propaganda Sites’

A shady website that claims “Russia is Manipulating US Opinion Through Online Propaganda” has compiled a blacklist of websites its anonymous authors accuse of...

Reflections on Donald Trump’s Election

As the markets and pundits react to Donald Trump’s enormous upset victory, let me offer my own reactions. As an economist, I will focus...

60 Minutes Interview of Donald Trump

Lesley Stahl: Well, congratulations, Mr. Trump. Donald Trump: Thank you. Lesley Stahl: You’re president-elect. Donald Trump: Thank you. Lesley Stahl: How surprised were you? Donald Trump: Well, I really...
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