Category Archives: Characteristics

Incompetence and the Maui Fire

By | August 20, 2023

[August 20, 2023] Investigations into what caused the apocalyptic blazes on parts of Maui will continue for years and, to no one’s surprise, the outcome will be unsatisfactory.  I’ve often written that when leaders are incompetent, bad things happen.  Unfortunately, early information from the Maui fire suggests an unusually high degree of government incompetence that made things much… Read More »

Rising Star: David Garrow’s Bio on Barack Obama

By | August 6, 2023

[August 6, 2023] I’ll make a few comments about David Garrow’s recent book, Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama (2017), as pointed out by Scott Johnson in PowerLineBlog (link here).  Garrow’s biography is the best-researched, most comprehensive study of past President Barack Obama and covers more than a thousand pages of text.  What I find most interesting… Read More »