Garbage

Today is trash pick up day. My neighbors and I, like millions of Americans, will put out three separate barrels with our waste dutifully segregated. Then three separate trucks will come, making three separate trips, to collect our trash. Seems like a waste, no? Is...

Bullet proof?

BBC Woman wounded in US armadillo shooting Authorities in the US state of Georgia say a woman was accidentally shot by her son-in-law as he was trying to kill an armadillo with a handgun. Police say the bullet ricocheted off the animal’s hard armour, entered the...

Bush got there first

Team Obama has been mocked for suggesting that “jobs” are the answer to ISIS. But there is an element of truth in that, something that George W. Bush spoke about consistently as president while promoting his freedom agenda. Just because the left painted...

Presidents’ day was once bike day

Yoni Applebaum in The Atlantic Every year, Americans mark Presidents Day with an orgy of auto sales, kicking-off the car-buying season. Our celebration of George Washington’s birthday is now firmly intertwined with the automobile, a testament to the powerful grip of...

French Irony

Even with a 1st amendment to protect free speech, the USA has an imperfect record. In WWI, Woodrow Wilson jailed people who argued against the war. Over the years bluenoses succeeded in banning books, songs and movies. Today, the progressives stifle dissent with...