Category: Politics

The Racial Draft

Originally posted 8/6/07, scroll to the bottom for update in light of current events. Note: The title of this essay is borrowed from a Dave Chappelle sketch imagining the possibility of changing racial allegiances....

Don’t Fall For the Okey-Doke

Cartoonist Scott Adams originated, and briefly wrote one of the best comic strips in the United States, Dilbert.  Today, twenty-five years later, he continues to write it, but it’s far from one of the...

Democracy Loves Tyranny

More than one recent commentator has noted presidential candidate Donald Trump’s similarities, both stylistic and substantive, to dictators of the past and present. It’s no surprise when Russia embraces a old-school strongman like Putin,...