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Sunday Open Thread

James Cagney playing the guitar

Saturday Open Thread

Justice and Divine Vengeance Pursuing Crime by Pierre Paul Prud’hon (1806)

Thursday Open Thread 

Highly recommend Werner Herzog’s Netflix Original volcano documentary “Into the Inferno”

Wednesday Open Thread 

Wisconsin billboard… Jan. 1980. 55 mph, Iran and Jimmy Carter… 

Tuesday Open Thread

This tree was hit by lightning in Baldwyn, MS. It burned the inside. From @jkroxie pic.twitter.com/OKXNMZrmVi

— James Spann (@spann) April 22, 2017

Monday Open Thread

Hellcat burning on the deck of the USS Lexington ca. 1942

Perilous Pain Pill Public Policies

Who’d a thunk that well meaning policymakers could screw things up for others? I don’t pretend to know what the solution to the opioid addiction epidemic is — and it is a big problem… but people never seem to remember that any move to resolve an issue always creates other problems. Anyway… this is […]

Please, God, Stop Chelsea Clinton from Whatever She Is Doing | Vanity Fair

It seems some on the Left, other than Sandernistas, are tired of the Clinton schtick. Good read from Vanity Fair.

Perhaps the best way to start is by revisiting some of Chelsea’s major post-2008 forays into the public eye. Starting in 2012, she began to allow glossy magazines to profile her, and she picked up […]

Sunday Open Thread

Frescoes by Giotto (1302-05) at Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, Italy

Ben Sasse on Economic Disruption

Nebraska Republican Senator Ben Sasse has a great piece in the Wall Street Journal — an excerpt of a speech he gave at the Steamboat Springs Institute called The Challenge of our Disruptive Era:

I don’t mean to be exceedingly pessimistic. There are plenty of wonderful opportunities for American families and innovators in this […]