Russell Simmons Thinks Obamacare Has Already “Saved Millions of Lives”

I don’t know why celebrities even talk about politics. In fact, I don’t know why they elect to speak about anything without a script or a teleprompter. So you’re famous… That doesn’t mean your opinion on anything at all matters. “But… but… I played a political strategist in that one TV series pilot, so…” The latest gaffe comes from hip-hop producer and owner of Def Jam records, Russell Simmons. His comments make it clear that he’s not fit for much other than hip-hop, if low-frequency Read more […]

The Gettysburg Address and Lovely Lies

Yesterday was the 150th memorial of the Gettysburg Address. Aglow with Lincoln hagiography and pride at our cultural progress, many modern Americans don’t understand the real significance of the Gettysburg Address for its time. So I thought it would be a good opportunity to open this can of worms. Opting not to give a speech at the 150th anniversary commemoration, Obama instead hand-wrote a note of appreciation for the landmark political speech. One cannot help but think that Obama had himself Read more […]