Football brings out the sociologist that lurks in some otherwise respectable citizens. They say football is a metaphor for America's sinfulness.
Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes.
Baseball, it is said, is only a game. True. And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona. Not all holes, or games, are created equal.
Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout Bang!
Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.
Whatever right the Second Amendment protects is not as important as it was 200 years ago... The government should deconstitutionalize the subject by repealing the embarrasing Amendment.
This is an age in which one cannot find common sense without a search warrant
The theory is that election to Congress is tantamount to being dispatched to Washington on a looting raid for the enrichment of your state or district, and no other ethic need inhibit the feeding frenzy
Football incorporates the two worst elements of American society: violence punctuated by committee meetings.
You really don't want a president who is a football fan. Football combines the worst features of American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
Football features two of the worst aspects of American life, violence and committee meetings.
The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
Americans, endowed by their solicitous government with an ever-expanding array of entitlements, now have the whiny mentality that an entitlement culture breeds.
Scholars concede but cannot explain the amazing chemistry of Cub fans' loyalty. But their unique steadfastness through thin and thin has something to do with the team's Franciscan simplicity.
Pessimism is as American as apple pie-frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.
Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good.
If you seek Hamilton's monument, look around. You are living in it. We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton's country, a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.
In the lexicon of the political class, the word sacrifice means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
This is what bipartisanship looks like; constant rubbish from both sides of the aisle.
A society that thinks the choice between ways of living is just a choice between equally eligible lifestyles turns universities into academic cafeterias offering junk food for the mind.
Revisiting the Revolutionary War is a bracing reminder that the fate of a continent, and the shape of the modern world, turned on the free choices of remarkably few Americans defying an empire
The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.
Football combines two of the worst things in American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings.