Whatever right the Second Amendment protects is not as important as it was 200 years ago... The government should deconstitutionalize the subject by repealing the embarrassing Amendment.
The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.
They are supposed to be dispassionate dispensers of Pure Justice, icy islands of emotionless calculation. In short, umpires should be acute Republicans
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal
A disquieting era of genetic manipulation is coming, one that may revolutionize human capacities, and notions of health. If we treat moral scruples impatiently, as inherently retrograde in a scientifically advancing civilization, we will not be in moral trim when, soon, our very humanity depends on our being in trim.
Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.
A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.
Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
Americans are overreaching; overreaching is the most admirable and most American of the many American excesses.
Creative semantics is the key to contemporary government; it consists of talking in strange tongues lest the public learn the inevitable inconveniently early.
Socialism, born and raised in France, is unpersuasive even to the promiscuously persuadable French.
Football brings out the sociologist that lurks in some otherwise respectable citizens. They say football is a metaphor for America's sinfulness.