Cultural Caviar

The Resurrection of English Murder

George Orwell was the first to mourn the decline of English murder. In his famous 1946 ess...

Politics

Tony Blair and George W. Bush

The Three Stooges of the Iraq War

OK, the tenth anniversary of the worst foreign blunder Uncle Sam has ever committed has co...

Cultural Caviar

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King’s Golden Legacy of Nonviolence

On Friday during a speech in Florida, slain civil-rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr.'s fa...

Politics

George Zimmerman

What if Zimmerman Walks Free?

Three months ago, George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Fla., shot ...

Politics

Chris Rock

The Curse of King Martin

Rich Lowry owes John Derbyshire an apology. When Lowry fired Derbyshire from National Rev...

Cultural Caviar

A Clockwork Orange County

If all you ever did was watch TV—which is all that many Americans ever do—you’d ...

Politics

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Why Mumia is Guilty

Convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal—easily the world’s most famous death-row prisoner...

Cultural Caviar

Why Italy Held Amanda Knox

In youth I once drove across a vast expanse of central Mexico in my convertible. I paused ...

Cultural Caviar

Troy Davis

High-Publicity Executions & Low-Profile Encroachments

Here is a secret well-known among attorneys: By the time a criminal is convicted, he has u...

Crime

Setting Grandma’s Hair on Fire

Social Security is a “Ponzi scheme for these young people,” said Gov. Rick Per...

Cultural Caviar

Casey Anthony

Moms Who Murdered and Didn’t Walk Free

Armchair juries across America erupted in rage on Tuesday when a real jury found Casey Ant...

Politics

Mexico Sues Georgia for Making it a Crime to Be Illegal

On May 13th, Georgia’s governor signed a bill that essentially made it illegal for illeg...

Cultural Caviar

When Kindergarteners Are Killers

Near midnight on Friday, June 3, Kansas City police were called to a house in a blighted s...

Cultural Caviar

The High Cost of Insulting a Canadian Lesbian

On April 20th of this year, a group called the BCHRT (British Columbia Human Rights Tribun...