The Mudcat Manifesto, New York yields, Israel blossoms, Ron Paul rises, the Anglosphere finds form.
State & Local Politics
I guess there are some nanny-staters who would rather ban e-cigarettes under an all-or-nothing illusion. I wonder whether they also want to ban condoms under the premise that they would prefer that people remain abstinent?
Bill de Blasio will be the Franklin Delano Roosevelt mayor of New York, which will become a laboratory of progressive populist policies that de Blasio will execute. Progressives across the nation — indeed governors and mayors across America — will be watching what de Blasio does in New York.
We did see a fundamental sea change this past year in the common stone. "Duck Dynasty" went ahead of "American Idol" in the ratings. It changes everything. Or not.
In recent days, there have been varied calls for California Gov. Jerry Brown to run for president in 2016.
Small is beautiful and enduring. And it may be nature’s way of making us fuller and more complete and connected human beings. And this time, as goes Europe, so perhaps will go America.
America is at a critical, perhaps historic, turning point. There is potential now for a catastrophic failure of ObamaCare, which means a catastrophic failure for the last Kennedy, Barack Obama, and for left's American governance.
Today for the first time, The New York Times endorsed a states' rights regional solution to a national issue.
Is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie the Republicans’ Bill Clinton, Chris Cillizza asks in his Washington Post column on Friday. But is it humanly possible for conservatives to think beyond 2016? Or, as Cillizza suggests here, must they pretend it is 1992 all over again?
On Monday, the governors of California, Oregon and Washington, along with the environment minister of British Columbia, signed an agreement to coordinate global warming policies and mandate the use of green fuels.