Monday, May 20, 2019


Those Right-Wing Disrupters.

May 20, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Recently, I saw two separate stories about right-wing disrupters. In one case, a well-known bookstore in the Washington, DC area, “Politics & Prose,” was visited by right-wing disrupters during a book event focused on “whiteness.” In another case, a discussion of race and politics in the Dominican Republic was disrupted by alleged Dominican […]

Which is Worse? College Corruption or Admissions SCAM?

Tweet (Akiit.com) Last week’s column discussed the highly publicized university corruption scheme wherein wealthy parents bought admission at prestigious universities for their children. That is dishonest and gives an unfair advantage to those young people but won’t destroy the missions of the universities. There is little or no attention given by the mainstream media to […]

The Democrats Unhinged Over Alabama’s Abortion Bill.

May 18, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Alabama’s mostly Republican lawmakers and governor passed a strong abortion ban this week, and liberals are fit to be tied. “Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was approved by overwhelming majorities in both chambers of the legislature,” said Gov. Kay Ivey. “To the bill’s many […]

Defense Spending: On the Rise, But Not Really Enough.

May 18, 2019 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) We have a good news-bad news situation on our hands when it comes to defense spending. The good news is, it’s heading in the right direction: up. The bad news is, it remains too low to fix the spending holiday that afflicted our military for years — a failure to fund that has […]

Really, War With Iran?

May 18, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Speaking on state TV of the prospect of a war in the Gulf, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei seemed to dismiss the idea. “There won’t be any war. … We don’t seek a war, and (the Americans) don’t either. They know it’s not in their interests.” The ayatollah’s analysis — a war is […]

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