Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

The Atlantic: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

This is the single best article/study I’ve read to date regarding the impact of smartphones (and social media) on Generation Z, looking at the radical impact this technology, and its concomitant new forms of socialization, are having on the psychological … Continue reading

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AP: “Undocumented Citizens”

The AP changes the vernacular to “undocumented citizens”.

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The Poverty of Libertarianism – Pt. 3,182

The first 60 seconds of this Tucker interview with a Libertarian chick gets to the core of why I left the Libertarian Party many years ago.

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Fallows: DACA is Not CACA

From James Fallow’s piece on DACA in The Atlantic: I’ve followed the politics and reality of immigration for a long time. In the mid-1980s, I traveled around the country for several months on a big reporting project for The Atlantic about that era’s new … Continue reading

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At Home With George Clooney In Italy

From a long THR profile of the quintessential liberal Hollywood elitist, George Clooney (“At Home With George Clooney in Italy: Amal, the Twins, Politics and an Incendiary New Movie”): George Clooney strides across the lush lawn of his Lake Como … Continue reading

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The Coming Middle Class Healthcare Crisis

From an RCP article on “The Middle Class: Uninsured and Hurting”: Brace yourself for the next health insurance crisis: the uninsured middle class. The Affordable Care Act added millions of mostly poor people to the insurance rolls. But the law … Continue reading

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NYT: “Immigrants Shouldn’t Have to Be ‘Talented’ to Be Welcome”

So, now it’s come to this: the Left is now pivoting to eliminate any semblance of a criterion for immigration be that immigrants themselves be a positive asset to the U.S. economy (a criterion that, from a completely different perspective, … Continue reading

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Kimball: Inebriates of Virtue

From “Inebriates of Virtue”, by one of the best culture critics writing, Roger Kimball: At Yale, where censorship never sleeps, the Committee of Public Safety—no, wait, that was Robespierre’s plaything. Yale’s new bureaucracy is called the “Committee on Art in … Continue reading

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