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Will shatters the Fox mold


George Will might find himself out of a job if the Fox New Channel brass takes serious exception to what the commentator said this morning on Fox News Sunday. 157 more words

Neel Kashkari for Governor of California

George Will discusses Kashkari’s appeal, which might well prove to be considerable, given the politics of the state of California. The state would do well to elect a governor who has more than a passing amount of experience with the private sector, of course; hasn’t California had enough of career politicians like Jerry Brown, who have barely (if ever) worked outside of the political/governmental sphere? 70 more words

"A Stroll Down Memory Lane": Sometimes, 'What Would Reagan Do?' Is The Wrong Question

After the public learned last week that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had been shot down, killing all 298 people on board, it wasn’t long before an obvious comparison came to mind: in September 1983, a Russian fighter jet shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 007. 546 more words


The GOP needs to change its mind-set

To succeed, GOP needs more conservative temperament–Michael Gerson

Michael Gerson, filling in for George Will, penned a column which appeared in the Elmira Star-Gazette… 301 more words


A harrowing case of sexual assault on campus

This is long but worth it: a deep dive into a case of sexual assault on campus by Walt Bogdanich of The New York Times. If you’ve ever thought that the college form of justice discriminates against men and subjects them to unfounded accusations, here is an example of just the opposite occurring. 40 more words


Analysis of George Will's "Colleges Become the Victims of Progressivism"

Summary of Will’s Argument

On June 6, 2014, columnist George F. Will published an opinion piece in the Washington Post. As indicated in the title of this post, Will’s focus was on what he perceived as the surprise experienced by college professors, as they discover that the kind of governmental regulation and scrutiny they had long advocated was now being turned against them. 3,112 more words

Old Stuff: "On LGBT Rights"

Before this, I kept a tumblr blog on and off for a couple of years. I figured I might as well move some of its highlights over here. 536 more words

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