South of the Border

The Mexico Way

Why does Donald Trump dumb down his speeches? For a clue, consider how badly the...

Temple of Kukulcan
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Cultural Caviar

A Ruthlessly Ambitious Mediocrity

A Ruthlessly Ambitious Mediocrity

The Albanian dictator, Enver Hoxha, who died in 1985, has played only a very small...

For the Children

Child-Toucher Checklist

Child-Toucher Checklist

“Virtuous pedophile” Todd Nickerson is back and he’d like to remind us that...

Bitch, Please!

Glory Hole, Glory Hole, Hallelujah!

Glory Hole, Glory Hole, Hallelujah!

President Obama is spending the waning months of his administration with his grubby...

Politics

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Something Better

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Something Better

There is no libertarian moment. Contrary to popular opinion, the self-styled...

Europe

The Immigration Gambit

The Immigration Gambit

I haven’t actually made up my mind about this whole Brexit thing. The British will...

Shaidle Unchained

You Don’t Have to Be Crazy to Be Scott Adams, But It Helps

You Don’t Have to Be Crazy to Be Scott Adams, But It Helps

Leon Neyfakh writes for Slate so, big surprise, his article “They Totally Knew: The...

Elections

Is Mitt on a Suicide Mission?

Is Mitt on a Suicide Mission?

“It’s a suicide mission,” said the Republican Party Chairman. Reince Priebus was...

Cultural Caviar

White Slavery Denial

White Slavery Denial

The currently approved conceptual framework for American race relations dictates that...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Weepiest, Sleepiest, and Creepiest Headlines BARACK OBAMA RUBS...

Cultural Caviar

Rekindled Fires

Rekindled Fires

For a number of reasons I am fond of reading books of essays by literary journalists...

Zeitgeist

Surrendering to Death

Surrendering to Death

Eagles of Death Metal recently finished a Canadian tour and I got to sit down with...

Moolah

The Debt Offensive

The Debt Offensive

God help Donald Trump’s critics. The paroxysms they have after the...