American Life

Our World

Unlike English, nouns in French are designated as either masculine or feminine.  A house is feminine, “la mansion,” while a pencil is masculine, “le crayon.”  So what gender is a computer? A group of men might reason that computers are feminine (“la computere”)... Read More

Removing the spin

For three years we’ve heard Nadler and Schiff tell anyone who would listen that they had “proof” of Russian collusion on the part of the Trump campaign, so in light of the recent IG report I decided to write this commentary and do something novel in... Read More

Income Inequality

Former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once quipped; “There are three types of lies; lies, damned lies and statistics.” And no one can manipulate statistical information better than the media that loves comparing “the rich” and “the poor.”  But those... Read More

Political Musings

For the most part I don’t think our underlying political differences are as great as they appear; rather I suspect they’re more a consequence of where we get our information. If equality and fairness are the two words that best describe liberal orthodoxy, then freedom... Read More