Author: Jonathan David Morris



July 26, 2007

A Bad Week For Sports?

Filed under: Potpourri - 26 Jul 2007

Is it just me or has this been the best week in the history of American professional sports? Somehow, in the course of the last few days, the usual sports discussion has evolved to include steroids, the mafia, and the …

July 18, 2007

Note to Republicans: Impeach Bush

Filed under: Politics In General - 18 Jul 2007

It’s great to see so many Republicans jumping off the George W. Bush bandwagon. Now that it’s considered political suicide for the GOP to support its own president, maybe we’ll finally have a party in Washington with the guts to …

July 14, 2007

Government: Good Work If You Can Get It?

Filed under: Politics In General,The Nanny State - 14 Jul 2007

You may have heard that a budget impasse caused a one-day shutdown of Pennsylvania’s state government this week. The only thing I don’t understand is why the news reported this as if it were a bad thing. I love …

July 12, 2007

Belaboring the Immigration Point

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Immigration - 12 Jul 2007

I’ve spent the last two weeks writing about immigration. I’m going to do it one more time this week, for two important reasons: (1) Because I have another point to make; and (2) Because I’ve never written about the same …

June 23, 2007

On Immigration: Take Our Freedoms, Please!

Filed under: Immigration - 23 Jun 2007

I’m glad immigration is in the news these days. I love when people start discussing immigration. No other topic does a better job of popping the veins in Bill O’Reilly’s forehead. It’s amazing how rarely we frame this debate …

June 15, 2007

These Candidates Have Issues

You know, I’ve been watching these presidential debates a lot lately, paying attention to the campaign, and all that jazz, and the thing I find interesting about the 2008 election is no one is talking about the U.S. Constitution. People …

June 1, 2007

Conventional Wisdom Strikes Back

Filed under: Potpourri - 01 Jun 2007

Dear Conventional Wisdom,
Who do you think would make a better president: Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama?

John Edwards

November 24, 2006

Conventional Wisdom Midterm Election Mailbag

Filed under: Potpourri - 24 Nov 2006

Dear Conventional Wisdom, So the GOP lost both houses of Congress. What do you make of this? Was the midterm election a rebuke of George Bush’s disastrous Iraq War policies?

June 2, 2006

Thank God for Barry Bonds

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 02 Jun 2006

On Sunday, May 28, 2006, George Herman “Barry” Bonds officially passed George Herman “Babe” Ruth for the second most homeruns in Major League Baseball history. With widespread rumors of steroid use in mind, many baseball fans-and, indeed, many Americans in …

May 25, 2006

On Barbaro: The Horse That You Hold Dear

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 25 May 2006

Three Saturdays each spring, countless Americans gather ’round to watch a bunch of horses they’ve never ridden or even seen up close in person compete in the Triple Crown races. We curl our toes and clench our lips. Our hearts …