The Corner

Police Handcuff Photographers in Ferguson

Police officers in Ferguson just cuffed two men with cameras standing at the QuikTrip on West Florissant Street. When asked what’s going on, a police officer says the men did not keep moving after repeated requests by police. Police officers tell me people must keep moving and there is no place where people may stand still or congregate. Protesters are still being allowed to march up and down the sidewalks at this moment.

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Elections

Stick a Fork in O’Rourke

If, as I wrote last week here, Joe Biden may save the Democratic party from a horrible debacle at the polls next year, Beto O’Rourke may be doing the whole process a good turn now. Biden, despite his efforts to masquerade as the vanguard of what is now called progressivism, is politically sane and, if ... Read More
Education

Ivy-League Schools Wither

A  number of liberal bastions are daily being hammered — especially the elite university and Silicon Valley. A Yale and a Stanford, or Facebook and Google, assume — for the most part rightly — that each is so loudly progressive that the public, federal and state regulators, and politicians would of ... Read More