High Life

A Short History of Stupidity in the Middle East

A Short History of Stupidity in the Middle East

When I hear the words Sykes-Picot I more often than not feel like punching an...

Politics

The Political Classless

The Political Classless

In the early 1980s I became familiar with a cartoonist whom I considered to be one of...

Modern Weapons

Varg the Distresser

Varg the Distresser

Louis Cachet, the artist formerly known as Varg Vikernes and the mastermind behind...

Immigration

In Praise of Mexican Inventors

In Praise of Mexican Inventors

President Barack Obama—who would never lie…at least not intentionally…or at least...

Politics

A Populist Path to Power?

A Populist Path to Power?

“I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in...

Diversity Training

Saving the World From Book Clubs

Saving the World From Book Clubs

There was a time—or so I’m told, anyway; it was long before my day—when college...

High Life

To Hell With the Truth

To Hell With the Truth

Last week in the Bagel, and then London here I come. As I write, hundreds of thousands...

Warshington

The Real White House

The Real White House

Washington, D.C., May 15th, 2014: “What the HELL is going on?” roars POTUS as he...

The Untold Story

White Devils for a Free Africa

White Devils for a Free Africa

I write this while American unmanned flights and 18 American “specialists” are...

Derbtown

Two Bad Answers

Two Bad Answers

Wednesday this week marks the 25th anniversary of the Chinese army’s retaking...

Diversity Training

Witches and Snitches

Witches and Snitches

Watch out, codgers, curmudgeons and crackpots: Michelle Obama is enlisting your kids to...

Political Economy

When Eggheads Go Sour

When Eggheads Go Sour

Recently I read an interview with the President of Niger, the francophone country to...

Media Death

One Grey Lady Fires Another

One Grey Lady Fires Another

Within my lifetime, The New York Times will close its doors for good. “It’s not...

Crime and Punishment

Blood in Oklahoma

Blood in Oklahoma

An almost botched execution in Oklahoma has revived a debate of sorts about capital...

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