I was on the edge of my seat for 40 minutes, which, let me tell you, is a long time to be on the edge of anything. The governor was giving his state of the state speech (the state of the state, by the way, is apparently “strong”), and the speech felt — I’ll try […]

for tina

We often hear about the corrupting influence of money in politics. This usually means quid pro quos for moneyed interests. There’s lip service paid to the amount of cash a politician must raise in order to even run for office. Famously, former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer ran for president in 2012 by only taking $200 […]

REAGAN: Monsieur Obama MIA


Everyone from Jon Stewart to Ted Cruz has mocked President Obama for not flying to France last weekend. And rightly so. It should have been a no-brainer for any American president to want to be seen by the whole world leading a massive unity march against terrorism in response to what is being called France’s […]

Littwin: Now that’s blasphemy


The idea the Charlie Hebdo staff members were killed for expressing was that expressing ideas, offensive and provocative, is what really matters.


The Louvre has a branch museum devoted to cartoons; imagine if the Smithsonian had a cartoon museum, that’s the way cartoons are revered in France