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Why So Serious?

Surely there can be few things less useful than a World Map of Happiness. If you live in one of the unhappy places, there...

Dynasty

The Bushes don’t hanker to inch up the political ladder. They start at or near the top. For four generations, it’s either been Congress...

Let’s Call the Whole Thing “Augh”

On a trip to Ireland some years ago, my brother and I checked into a hotel in Galway. The clerk asked for our reservation,...

Legion of Doom-kopfs

OK. Tell me if this sounds familiar. There’s this group of Anglo-Americans, mostly well-to-do and some wealthy. They’re not big fans of minorities (especially African-Americans)...

Eater Beware

Who's watching for dangers in engineered foods? Not the government. By Carey Hix Even if you know that GMO isn't the latest Clash cover band...

Surviving Their Raising

A few weeks back, a 7th-grader who hangs around the neighborhood told my kids that Barack Obama was a stupid Muslim terrorist and that...

War of Words

Over the weekend, the folks on both sides of the Iraq War debate gathered in Washington to shout out their pain in mass demonstrations. First...

TAKSing Our Patience

Used to be there were only two things sure in this life: death and taxes. Now there are three sure things: death, taxes, and...

Tilting at Texas Windmills

The cliché “hope springs eternal” has to apply to Paul Sadler, the Democratic nominee to replace Republican U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, who isn’t...

2nd Time as Farce

This is not the Crash of 1929, and we are not heading into a second Great Depression. No developed country this time around is...