The president wants to “invest in our people without leaving them a mountain of debt.” That must be why the federal government runs trillion-dollar deficits, which aren’t big enough for this guy. (Thanks to Tad DeHaven.)
The quasi-religious faith many people have in the redemptive power of the State never ceases to amaze me. In this occasionally perceptive piece on the impact of the recession on family life, the author claims that it was government policy that gave everyone a comfortable middle-class life in the 1950s and 1960s.
Even if you don’t agree with him, it’s fun to see an Auburn philosophy professor try to take on Aristotle.
Perhaps there is still hope for civilization when even a New York Times reviewer will give this play a negative review. Then again, that the play was produced in the first place is not encouraging.
A piano Mozart may have played has surfaced in Germany. If anyone wants to pitch in on my Ebay bid, let me know.