Santorum’s Sins

We’re all supposed to be oh-so-exercised over Senator Rick Santorum’s apparent distaste for homosexuality, but pardon me if I yawn. Who really cares – surely not a single self-respecting homo of my acquaintance – especially when, on another front, Santorum is spearheading the most direct assault on free thought since … oh, I don’t know. … Continue reading “Santorum’s Sins”

Truman, Treaties, and the Bricker Amendment

One of the noteworthy features of the very late 20th and very early 21st centuries is the way in which everything that was once an historical accusation has become a defense. Thus, if on the evidence, FDR had a really good idea where the Japanese fleet was and where it was going in early December … Continue reading “Truman, Treaties, and the Bricker Amendment”