Danish Plan

A modest proposal for settling accounts with America’s latter-day Red Guards

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It was one of those war stories that if it wasn’t true, it should have been. I first heard...

So you want to get rid of the cops? Here are...

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So you want to get rid of the police, huh? So then what? Who are you...

Baghdad by the Rockies loses its charm

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As Enrico Fermi once remarked, “Where is everybody?” According to the latest estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2019 the...

The Grim Reaper and the Charmin squeeze

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The Idea Fairy and I were kicking back — banana nut bread is the gift that keeps on giving — when there...

How will the great American social distancing experiment end?

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How will America’s great social distancing experiment end? Just guessing, but I suspect toward the end of April, millions of Americans will...

Could the plague bring reform to Congress?

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The latest China Plague (at least the fourth to originate in the People’s Republic since 1957) has set off discussion in Congress...

Dirty money and the coronavirus

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Money makes the world go ’round — and the coronavirus goes around with it. Can the virus be spread...

Random thoughts on the Democrats’ thrillas in Vegas and Charleston

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The most entertaining moment in the Democrats’ South Carolina debate came when Elizabeth Warren affixed a needle-point bayonet to her musket and...

Prohibitionists want Colorado voters to recriminalize marijuana in November

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Like rust, marijuana prohibitionists never sleep. Earlier this month a couple of anti-pot activists filed a proposed initiative to...

Nixon explains why Bernie will clean Bloomberg’s clock

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Me and the Idea Fairy had almost finished airing out the house when there was a knock on the door. It was...

Nixon’s take on Bolton and Bernie

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The Idea Fairy and me were polishing off our latest plate of edibles when there was a knock on the door. It...

Trump puts a horse head in the Ayatollah’s bed

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It’s easy to over-think Trump’s motives in greasing Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. What he really did was plant a horse head...