The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Whatever Happened to AuH2O?

“People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.” — Edmund Burke, 1790 In 1964, Sen. Barry Goldwater (a) voted against the Civil Rights Act, and (b) was the Republican nominee for president. Goldwater’s argument against the Civil Right Act was that it constituted an infringement of property rights. Ron […]

‘The TMZ-ing of the Presidency’

That’s Patrick Ishmael’s criticism of the insistence on an early start for the 2012 GOP presidential primary campaign, particularly the recent announcement that the first Republican debate will be scheduled for next springĀ at the Reagan Library. Ishmael points out that Ronald Reagan didn’t even officially announce his 1980 campaign until November 1979 — less than […]