In these posts, we sometimes use the term "political class" to describe the men and women who are elected to, or are otherwise a permanent part of, our government. Some choose to use the term "ruling class," which is a phrase that conjures images of an elite that rules by right.
Today is an unusual anniversary: the Berlin Wall has been gone from the landscape for exactly the same amount of time (28 years) that it divided east and west Berlin. For those who are too young to recall when the West and the Soviet bloc stared at one another through razor wire and gun emplacements, the whole episode seems surreal.
Millions of pixels and untold numbers of trees perished in the partisan dust-up following the release of Rep. Devin Nunes' FISA memo.
We're fans of Mike Rowe, the guy we've watched for years on TV showing us the various "dirty jobs" that often make the world tick.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is one of those weird bureaucracies that seems to defy both logic and the Constitution.
Fitness trackers are popular personal devices that can help folks stay motivated to workout and get healthy.
Remember the doomsday message that was mistakenly sent ot Hawaii residents in mid-January? We wrote that there needed to be accountability for what happened -- as in someone losing their job.
Justice is supposed to be blind, with the laws of the land applying equally, without favor, to all citizens. It's not a difficult concept to understand, and it is a bedrock ideal of the American system.