The Many Faces of Dalton Trumbo

Hollywood … … and history: Hollywood’s Trumbo appears to be something of a whitewash of Stalinist screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. Portrayed as a victim of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), a closer investigation of history reveals that he did his

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Ranking the Field

Now that we’re somewhat officially underway in the presidential campaign season, I thought I’d rundown my current rankings of the GOP field. This is a rough estimate of how I personally rank them. This has nothing to do with how

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PopeWatch: Global Venezuela

  Back during the Cold War there was a joke about what would happen if the Soviets conquered the Sahara.  Nothing for about fifty years and then there would be a shortage of sand. That old joke came to mind

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