INCREDIBLE: so extraordinary as to seem impossible:


Forgive my passion about this, but I find what happened in the United States Congress this morning to be incredible.  Yes, I believe it was “so extraordinary as to seem impossible.”   The political leader of a foreign country (yes, an ally) stood before the Joint Congress of the United States of America and derided the […]

CIVIL CULTURE: the arena outside of the family, the state, and the market where people associate to advance common interests.*

The debate about guns, violent films, and other stimuli for violence took a nice turn this morning when Morning Joe held a civil discussion about the larger issues on its daily MSNBC program.  The presence of Tom Brokaw always seems to bring a more civil sense of decorum to the show, and today was a […]