The Trouble With New Rochelle

The Trouble With New Rochelle

Or, why New Rochelle Republicans have much to learn from Oscar Wilde   What is going on in New Rochelle? The formerly great, and grand Ur American suburb has settled into an advanced middle-aged funk; a smug, self-satisfied state of institutionalized mediocrity....
A Fresh Look at the “Tea Party”

A Fresh Look at the “Tea Party”

(or; how liberals can stop cruelly maligning it, learn to love liberty and join the club!)   Last spring, I had occasion to visit a classic car exhibition at Lime Rock racecourse in Connecticut, accompanied by our company’s CPA. On the subject of collectible cars...
“Chutzpah!”” Thy Name is Obama

“Chutzpah!”” Thy Name is Obama

(C)hutzpa: Gall, brazen nerve, effrontery,.. presumption-plus-arrogance such as no other word, and no other language, can do justice to a man who, having killed his mother and father, throws himself on the mercy of the court because he is an orphan. (Emphasis the...
A closer look at a local branch might be instructive

A closer look at a local branch might be instructive

Way back in 2009, while the American political economy was reeling from the Great Recession and the radical remedies prescribed by the presidents and legislatures based in the nation’s capital, the so-called Tea Party (to be referred to subsequently as TP when...