Nick Horrock, 1936-2021

Nick Horrock is dead. Those words are painful to write. They’re also bewildering to write. If anyone could have told Death to talk a long

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Clouds gather round private funds…

Would-be SEC chairman Gary Gensler had a fairly sunny day of it at his Senate confirmation hearing, but there was a brief rumble that, for private funds, might sound like echoes

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Carlos Rodon…

The 21st Century has not been kind to Americans. There are good reasons for this and bad reasons for this. That must wait for another

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A failed state

The case for D.C.’s statehood isn’t just complete, it’s simple. Some 700,000 souls—more than live in Vermont or Wyoming, and most of them (for now)

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A Ruthless World…

Jack Heaney could talk a dog off a meat truck, but he preferred to harangue his victims until the paint peeled off the wall. He

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D.C.’s eternal cop out…

The Greeks tell us that on the way to his 11th labor, Heracles ran across Antaeus. A nasty customer, Antaeus was—a giant, son of the

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The GameStop Caper, Discussed…

Your Humble Correspondent joined Mason Mornings on Sirius XM to talk GameStop, Judas and the Black Messiah, The City News Bureau of Chicago, Prince Hal

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David Frum

Trumpocalypse: David Frum’s radical conservatism

David Frum’s last anti-Trump book, Trumpocracy, was brave and fascinating because its author hoped President Trump’s inevitable self-destruction would soon render the book easily forgotten. Having failed at that singular aspiration, Frum now takes even bigger risks…

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