Weird Meme in "London Rampage"

The front page of The Wall Street Journal today showed this picture, which immediately struck me as highly unlikely. Look at the picture. The story is that Member of Parliament Tobias Ellwood (the man in the suit giving CPR to the man on the ground) got to work waiting for medical personnel, but the picture … More

Who Killed Etan Patz?

I remember this case but I was very young so I didn’t recall the details. Reading about it today as the launchpad for the missing children movement made me curious about how it was finally resolved. Honestly, any major event that acts as a launchpad for a major policy initiative or political movement makes me … More

Touchstones Trump Conspiracies

The Trump election is the most significant thing that’s happened in the world since 9/11, in my opinion. I think even the first black president pales in comparison because it didn’t actually change our course. Trump’s presidency might. The interesting question in my opinion, however, is not, “How did he get elected?” but rather “Why … More

Nasties v Deplorables

I hate Hitler analogies & any reference to World War II as being the perfect example of everything that could ever go right or wrong in the world, but I also believe that right now some deliberate parallels with history are being orchestrated or at least attempted, from “populism” to “fascism.” Specifically, I can’t help … More