For those of you unfamiliar with ALEC, it is the American Legislative Exchange Council. Although it bills itself as a nonpartisan entity on its web site, don’t be fooled. Click for full story.
By Penny Smith In Atlas Shrugged, a fantasy novel favored by libertarians (emphasis on the fantasy), one of the persistent memes is “Who is John Galt?.” (Watch for the Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Trevor Noah, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood. New York: Soiegel & Grau, 2016. One of my favorite Presidential books was written way Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Did you, like me, get a couple of glossy mailers about all the good things that Mike Clampitt did for us in the 2017 legislative session? They were funded by Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Last week the British Court of Appeals refused to extradite accused British hacker Laurie Love. Why? It determined that America’s prison system was too Click for full story.
By Penny Smith J.D. Vance, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. Harper, 2016. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy came on the market at the best of all Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Rachael Bade, “Ethics report: Meadows’ staff complained of harassment,” Politico (updated 8/17/2016); “Ethics Office: Meadows Likely in Violation of Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Our current Lt. Governor, Dan Forest, a Republican, is already gearing up to run for Governor. Yes, we are one of several states where you can have a member of Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Kevin Kruse, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America. New York: Basic Books, 2015. Education and factory work have always been Click for full story.
By Penny Smith Another week, another mass shooting. Ho Hum. The kids should have been “carrying” themselves or at least the teachers should be armed. That’s the Click for full story.