A Primer on the Fourth of July

What is celebrated on the Fourth of July? Two things. The formal reason for our celebration is the establishment of our nation in the Declaration of Independence, coupled with the successful completion of the war, coupled in turn with the adoption of our Constitution, which secured that independence. The second reason has to do with …

Bueller? Bueller? Mueller?

So let us begin with what the president tweeted on Sunday. “I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes—and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!” …

How the Queen of Sheba Crossed the Border

Introduction: One of the most striking things about our current immigration debate is that it is not about immigration at all. The whole thing is classic misdirection. We are looking at the wrong things, we are measuring the wrong things, we are yelling about the wrong things, and we are building a wall around the …