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