Google burns a heretic

James Damore is fortunate that we don’t burn heretics at the stake, because he has blasphemed. The fired Google engineer might as well have been...

Absolutely a swallow

No doubt about it. It was a swallow that built her nest on an angle-iron second story deck support lintel directly over Anglkeep’s rear...

An issue that should unite us

If ever there was a foreign policy issue around which our nation should be united, it’s the nuclear threat from North Korea. Many regimes deserve...

A bad deal for taxpayers; glad Indiana didn’t bite

Last week Foxconn announced the opening of a large factory in Wisconsin. One benefit of that announcement was that it revealed, in one tidy...

Missing out on the kindness of strangers

There are happier stories about those who travel the nation trying to find buyers for their wares than Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.”...

Mattress girl discredited

If you haven’t heard of the “mattress girl,” it’s not for lack of trying among liberal opinion-shapers. Emma Sulkowicz, who dragged a blue mattress...

The GOP’s Southern Gothic page-turner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southern Gothic is a literary genre and, occasionally, a political style that, like the genre, blends strangeness and irony. Consider the...

A digital native points the way for the wary visitor

I have three children. One lives about 10 hours’ drive away, one lives 35 minutes’ drive away, and the other one has boomeranged and...

Trying out this Twitter thing. #ThisIsNuts

Don’t have a Twitter account, nor do I follow anyone on Twitter, but it occurred to me this past week I ought to see...

Once again, the guardrails hold

A future trivia question and historical footnote, the spectacular 10-day flameout of Anthony Scaramucci qualifies as the most entertaining episode yet of the ongoing...