If you’ve followed anything I’ve written on this site, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve read something that says that I believe that I have conservative roots. And that I even […]
Last week I was up in L.A. to do a podcast with the wonderful Julia Harris Walker for her project on women in tech, The Other 50 Percent. I’m clearly not a […]
In 1948, historian Arthur M. Schlesinger conducted a poll of 75 historians asking them to answer the question, who are our greatest American presidents? It’s an impossible question. Even a bad one. […]
Rodrik’s Trilemma, named for the Turkish born Harvard economist Dani Rodrik, states that a nation may have two of the following three things: national sovereignty, democracy, or deep, global economic integration. It […]
When you say the word Christian, do you mean your faith? Or do you mean your tribe? Let me ask that question in a different way. When you hear the word Christian, […]
The war started for me while I ate dinner in the wardroom of my ship, the USS John Paul Jones, floating somewhere in the Arabian Gulf. I was with my roommate, eating […]
“It depends on your assumptions” is really hard to put on a bumper sticker. Or a meme. And it’s even harder for stiff smiley politicians to talk about.