I'm not easily shocked by cynicism, dishonesty, and moral cowardice from politicians. I lived through the Clinton administration, didn't I? I must say, though, that this Pigford business has left me wondering whether there is anything on earth our congresscritters won't do so long as the doing of it (a) will enrich the Trial Lawyers... Read More
This week the Supreme Court hears Ricci v. DeStefano, the case of the 20 firefighters in New Haven, Connecticut. The plaintiffs took promotion exams five and a half years ago. As they themselves say on their website (scroll down to CASE SUMMARY): (There is a bit of squid ink there. In fact only one of... Read More
John Derbyshire writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. His most recent book, published by VDARE.com com is FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle).His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.