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Yearning for the Sounds of Silence

During the run up to the presidential election, many of us echoed the refrain: “we’ll be glad when it’s over”. But it’s not over, not really....

Of Monuments, Elevators and Government

Readers of this blog know that I tend to embrace libertarian/conservative viewpoints generally, and especially when it comes to government intervention into areas that I consider...

Better Than Leaving It to the Taxpayers

I'll bet I'm the first among my circle of friends and acquaintances to stumble upon a web site with the unlikely name of "NerdWallet". Nevertheless, an article...

No jail for drunken drivers? I don’t think so.

Philadelphia mayoral candidate Jim Kenney is joining the ranks of those who are calling for a restructuring of our criminal justice system. Among the changes he advocates is...

Impeachment baiting? How low can they go?

In my opinion, the starting point for the current divisiveness, vitriol and nastiness in our politics occurred in 1987 - when Ted Kennedy took to...