Month: June 2015

Channeling Sam Wainwright

Something about the Supreme Court's recent decision affirming the Affordable Care Act brings to mind Frank Capra's movie classic,"It's a Wonderful Life." For the sake of newly-arrived space aliens who may not have seen it, the movie stars Jimmy Stewart as George...

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The Error of Exceptionalism

Say one thing for Newt Gingrich, he has a way with buzz-words. During the run-up to the 2012 election the former-Speaker-turned-political-gadfly published a book on the  subject of American Exceptionalism, and ever since then the expression has become a catchphrase...

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