January 16, 2021

Civility and the Legacy of George W. Bush

Excessive civility in the face of a national crisis is tantamount to indifference.  The Bush family dynasty exemplifies the patrician attitude of holding oneself above the fray after fulfilling one’s pre-ordained obligation to society.  This may have been fine in the halcyon days of the past, when America’s future seemed limitless and those answering to […]

The Steve Jobs Legacy: How Apple Avoids Billions in State Taxes

Via New York Times: RENO, Nev. — Apple, the world’s most profitable technology company, doesn’t design iPhones here. It doesn’t run AppleCare customer service from this city. And it doesn’t manufacture MacBooks or iPads anywhere nearby. Yet, with a handful of employees in a small office here in Reno, Apple has done something central to […]

Egypt’s Elections and Mubarak’s Islamist Legacy

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By John Tabin on 12.1.11 @ 11:33PM The New York Times: CAIRO – Islamists claimed a decisive victory on Wednesday as early election results put them on track to win a dominant majority in Egypt’s first Parliament since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, the most significant step yet […]