Postmodernism and the media (rerun)

Just re-posting this so I can archive it: No, wait … don’t stop reading … I’ll try to make this readable. I’m no expert on postmodernism. I was just a part-time grad student, not a Ph.D. in English. Here’s what I was able to pick up on the subject: History needs to include more than […]


A social contract (updated for 2022)

Most of us don’t want a civil war. Most of us want politicians who are smart enough to understand the issues and humble enough to know when they need outside expertise. Most of us want drivers at a four-way stop sign to go in the order of when they arrived at the intersection. And yet […]


What you should understand if you support Kavanaugh

The purpose of this post isn’t to convince you that Brett Kavanaugh is unfit to be a judge (let alone a Supreme Court justice) or that he attempted to rape Christine Blasey Ford and has a pattern of sexual harassment. The last of these points hasn’t been investigated, which is unacceptable. The Ford allegation is […]