Psychologist Russ Barkley used to recommend consequences for inhibiting impulsive behavior in young males . . . consequences that are immediate, certain, and personally relevant. And my chief job as a psychologist was not lecturing the young male but to get his mother to stop doing so. Such is also true for other assemblies of young males. For example, fifty push-ups and a ten-mile run inhibit goofing around by young Marines. Such consequences would have helped at Mizzou.
Michael Ledeen (2015) remarked about the “two Levins – who knew?” that one Levin screamed to his radio audience, the other Levin was exacting, thorough, almost boring in his book, Plunder & Deceit. The contrast in Levin’s styles emerged from differences in the attention span of his audiences. Those differences divide our country.
Our tripartite constitution should defend us from mobs and dictators. Genghis Khan would have been impossible if…Continue
She’s out of hiding and markets her 11th book, Adios America: The Left’s Plan to Turn Our Country into a Third World Hellhole, in Phoenixville, once a smoking steel, union town. Coulter bragged that Adios is fun, factual, and only 100 pages . . . It’s really 277 but she is so gifted that I’m afraid to complain, not even about a machine-written book plate. True in Washington, true in Phoenixville: The first three rows of the Colonial (Blobfest!)…Continue
“Over the weekend, the NY Times published an opinion piece by writer Lee Siegel, “Why I Defaulted on My Student Loans.” The piece goes beyond the descriptive promised in the headline to the prescriptive when Siegel suggests people “groaning under the weight of student loans” should follow his example.…Continue