Random thoughts from the passing scene:

I can't get excited by the question of whether Senator Robert Menendez had sex with a prostitute in Central America. It is her word against his — and when it comes to a prostitute's word against a politician's word, that is too close to call.

Shifting the blame for a failing economy from inept politicians and counterproductive government policies to “the rich” may work politically. But it’s an agenda that creates more disharmony than growth, more bitterness than jobs.


Environmentalists have set their sights on soft plastic lures, with the intention of banning their use.

The support that murdering fugitive Christopher Dorner is receiving from the left is a good example of the fact that modern liberalism is moral dysfunction.

Some observers are mystified by Chuck Hagel’s pathetic showing at his Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, but there should be no mystery about it. He performed as he did for one simple reason: He wants to be the next secretary of defense, and he (along with the White House) must have calculated that standing up for his past positions would have harmed his chances.

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