Category Archives: Current Events

Current Events Write-Up Announcement

I have been doing a Friday Current Events Write-Up over the last six months or so, in which I have linked to news and opinion pieces that I found interesting on a given week. I will be dropping that for … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: 12/1/2018

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. Former President George H.W. Bush Dead at 94. I have had ambivalent feelings about this President throughout my life. When I was a conservative, I thought he wasn’t conservative enough, yet I rooted … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: May’s Un-Brexit Brexit Deal; Radical Environmentalists and Wildfires; Bay Buchanan on Israel

Here are some links for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. The Federalist: “Theresa May’s Deal Is A Betrayal Of Brexit Voters That Could Cost Her Prime Ministership,” by Helen Raleigh. I have read more than one critique of Theresa May’s … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Wildfires, Macron, on Workers Running Their Companies, Deaths

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. California Wildfires Some articles at the Federalist defended the President’s claim that mismanagement has contributed to the forest fires. James Taylor argues that climate change is not the problem because forest fires in … Continue reading

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Current Events Write-Up: Elections, the Caravan, Health Care, Odd Political Bedfellows, Whitewashing the Vietnam War

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. Some of these items will be reruns, since I posted or reblogged them earlier this week. Elections The Federalist: “What’s Behind Educated, Suburban Women Flipping to Democrats,” by Denise C. McAllister. McAllister’s answer … Continue reading

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The Nation: Why the Refugee Caravan Is So Big—and What We Need to Do About It

The Nation: Why the Refugee Caravan Is So Big—and What We Need to Do About It

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Current Events Write-Up: 11/3/2018

Time for this week’s Current Events Write-Up. The Economy The Federalist: “When Attacking the Federal Reserve, Trump Actually Attacks Anyone with Savings,” by Christopher Jacobs. Conventional Ron-Paulite wisdom is that an easy money supply leads to inflation. Christopher Jacobs provides … Continue reading

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