Saturday, May 08, 2021

Category: Opinion

How Public Policy Forgot the Basics

Technical fixes do more to help people than popular partisanship.Some years ago, the late Elliot Richardson, who served in multiple cabinet offices before becoming a major contributor to the downfall of President Richard Nixon, wrote of the utility in politics of “end runs.” By these he meant proposals which, while seemingly technical, might in the…

The Sleepiest Antichrist

The Davos crowd’s Great Reset heralds a dreary, diabolical apocalypse.January 21, 2015: Klaus Schwab Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (By Drop of Light/Shutterstock)Satan took Christ to an exceedingly high mountain to show him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. The Gospels do not name the…

Mighty White of You

Kevin Williamson’s new book is high on arrogance and short on empathy.Big White Ghetto: Dead Broke, Stone Cold Stupid, and High on Rage in the Dank Woolly Wilds of the ‘Real America’ by Kevin Williamson (Regnery: 2020), 256 pages. Kevin Williamson has made quite a name for himself. In an era of partisan lining-up, Williamson has the…