After Paris: The Easy Days Are Over
Aside from the occasional attack on our soil, the Americans have experienced the luxury of hearing about wars from their television. Millennials have thus far supported isolationism because the only massive casualties they’ve heard about have occurred in far-away deserts. Older Americans worry far more about terrorist attacks than Millennials, but after Paris, ignoring domestic terrorism is no longer an option. Start paying attention. It’s not getting easier.
A Virtual Tour of the History of America’s Fictional Gangsters
Fictional universes are more interesting than ours, especially when they include Tommy Guns. Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter have had their time in the sun; it’s time to delve into the lore of fictional organized crime. Goodfellas, Scarface, The Godfather oh my!
Ben Carson’s Team Doesn’t Know the Geography of New England
Did we just get Punk’d by Ben Carson’s botched map of New England? Great Presidents are famous for hiring people smarter than them. Yet because the map features a new state that can only be described as “Vermonticut,” Carson apparently prefers to surround himself with his intellectual equals.