Art Break: Sheridan
Art Contrarian looks at the work of John E. Sheridan.
Commentary by Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life
How long would you have to think before concluding that a "Southern Accent Reduction Training Program" might not be a good idea, especially in Tennessee?
"Israel's incursion into the Gaza Strip triggered a bloody war."
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Most of what exists in the universe - our actions, and all other forces, resources, and ideas - has little value and yields little result; on the other hand, a few things work fantastically well and have tremendous impact.
Althouse reacts to Jonathan Gruber's convenient switch. She notes:
Those are my principles, and if you don't like them . . . well, I have others.
BBC Proms: "Hedwig's Theme" from Harry Potter.
Ryan Radia at the Competitive Enterprise Institute on the day "Mr. Mandate" talked about the state exchanges.
Westerners have abandoned an ethical basis for society, believing that all problems are solvable by a good government. . . . In the West, especially after World War II, the government came to be seen as so successful that it could fulfill all the obligations that in less modern societies are fulfilled by the family. . . . In the East, we start with self-reliance. In the West today, it is the opposite. The government says give me a popular mandate and I will solve all society's problems.