Monthly Archives: June 2013

“The hidden jobless disaster”

It’s not that hidden. Ed Lazear explains it: The U.S. is not getting back many of the jobs that were lost during the recession. At the present slow pace of job growth, it will require more than a decade to … Continue reading

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Susan Rice to become National Security Adviser

That’s the news this morning. Tom Donilon, the current National Security Adviser, is resigning and Susan Rice is going to be named to replace him. It has never been clear to me that Susan Rice knows anything about national security.

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“Myth” is too kind a word for it

“THE GREATEST myth in American politics today is the view, perpetrated by the Democratic Left and elements of the news media, that Barack Obama is a political moderate. In truth he represents an ideology that is barely within the American … Continue reading

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Scalia corrects USSC majority in police DNA swab case

Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing for the majority, compared DNA to fingerprints and mug shots. That is not a serious comparison. DNA is everything that you are genetically. It reveals diseases your are predisposed to. It tells people things you may … Continue reading

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New Paltz: Drop it, now

A few years ago the recurring idea of getting rid of the Village of New Palltz as a municipal government resulted in a $50,000 grant to study the issue. Fairweather Consulting, a local firm, was hired to conduct the study … Continue reading

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