It may be too strong an adage to say the definition of insanity is to continue to do the same things with the expectation
The global war on drugs launched during U.S. President Richard Nixon’s 1969-1974 administration has been an abysmal failure, and all nations should immediately de-criminalize
A common stereotype about Ivy League universities as well as other high prestige ones is that the students are arrogant, even snobby. That can
Do you suffer from progressive-cause fatigue? Does daybreak reveal an inbox bursting with entreaties from progressive politicians and causes pitching the cause-du-jour and pleading
Florida Marlin manager Ozzie Guillen voiced some opinions on Cuban leader Fidel Castro and was immediately suspended by Major League Baseball for five games.
When I was in high school in the early 1960s, I shared a fear with most of my contemporaries about the arms race between
One of the most-read posts here on Occasional Planet continues to be “President Obama’s 244 accomplishments.” Since it first appeared in 2010, that post
Suppose that after nine-eleven, the Bush Administration had taken time to let their obvious and justified anger about the senseless attack chill a bit.
One of America’s finest progressives was South Dakota Senator George McGovern. In 1972, he won the Democratic nomination for president. Unfortunately, he was trounced