John Young

08/27/2015 - 8:32pm

    In the hyperbolic chariot race waged by Republican presidential candidates, we can report the first breastplated contestant to have thrown a spoke.

    That would be the supposed moral standard-bearer of the field (of mankind?), the estimably...

05/07/2015 - 2:51pm

    Our subject here is two self-evident and highly political truths: (1) School vouchers, by whatever name they’re called, are deceitful at their core. (2) Whatever proponents may call them, school vouchers aren’t really about education at all....

04/30/2015 - 8:02pm

    War is the biggest big-government endeavor.

    So riddle me this: Why is it that the politicians quickest to salute the power of war tend to be the most anti-government?

04/23/2015 - 12:11pm

    Chances of war with Iran, says career Middle East journalist Barbara Slavin, went down “a gazillion” with the framework for a nuclear agreement.

    Ah, fudge.

04/16/2015 - 4:45pm

    The subjects were protest and time.

    A thoughtful teen told me that protest today just doesn’t have the efficiency that protest must have had, say, in the ‘60s.

04/08/2015 - 10:26pm

    Jelly shoes. Guys with frosted hair tips. Hand-held games. Wallet chains. Sony DiscMan. Netscape. Giga Pets. They’re remnants of another decade.

    And so in one regard is the man who offers...

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