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Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Sandusky case: Is friendship the root of (most/much) corruption?

In a weekly newsletter NRO columnist and author Jonah Goldberg had this to say regarding the Jerry Sandusky Penn State scandal: “My father always used to say that the biggest source of corruption isn’t money, but friendship. He’s right. Go offer a newspaper editor or politician $10,000 to hire someone. Most won’t even consider it. […]

Obama energy policy yields all risk, no reward.

Great commentary by Sen. Lisa Murkowski regarding President Obama’s plan to enact a 5-year ban on all offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic and Pacific oceans. To wit, it only applies to the United States. As we continue our endless debate on whether we should have more Outer Continental Shelf development and where, […]