HATE: intense dislike; extreme aversion or hostility.


Over the past week I have encountered any number of people who said to me, “I hate Tom Brady.” As a fan of the New England Patriots I found these comments to be particularly painful.  I understand that the comment is probably not meant to be taken literally, but how can I hear it any […]

STATIST [STEY-tist]: one who believes that the state should have partial or total control of the people.


I have to admit that I don’t know a lot about statism.  I thought it was probably a term that could be applied to good, liberal Democrats in a complimentary way.   But the more I read, it sounds like a radical person who has “stolen” the personal liberties from people and replaced them with adherence […]