Friday, May 27, 2022


I’d Guess Will Smith’s Problem Is Will Smith.

March 31, 2022 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Health, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com)  It’s not often you see a grown man slap another man. If you’re going to violence, men will generally punch other men. When Will Smith slapped Chris Rock for telling a bad joke (“bad” as in not funny and dated, not beyond the pale in terms of taste), it was shocking in that […]

Ketanji Brown Jackson Should Not Get One GOP Vote.

March 31, 2022 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) During her Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week, Ketanji Brown Jackson was adroitly eloquent at saying nothing, especially about her judicial philosophy. And why not? Hiding her progressive views behind the semantics of judicial judo keeps the confirmation math in her favor. If she gets a simple majority when the full Senate votes […]

The MORE Act Could Set State Marijuana Laws Ablaze.

March 30, 2022 by  
Filed under Health, Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The days of marijuana prohibition may soon be over as the House of Representatives is prepared to vote on the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act this Monday. If passed, the MORE Act will federally legalize marijuana throughout the country. Despite failed efforts to advance this bill in the past, a Democratic […]

When Business Journalists Turn into Geopoliticians.

March 30, 2022 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) There’s a pressure campaign afoot in much of the national business media to confront American companies that have maintained operations in Russia. Dozens of firms have pulled out of the country and it is easy to see why they’d recoil from a thuggish kleptocrat state that is actively killing civilians in a misbegotten […]

Saving America from Planet-Threatening Fossil Fuels.

March 29, 2022 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Presidential candidate Joe Biden repeatedly promised to end fossil fuels in America. There’ll be “no more drilling, including offshore,” he said. “Noabilityfor the oil industry to drill. No more pipelines.” Shortly after reaching the White House, President Biden ended Keystone XL pipeline construction and began working with congressional Democrats, environmentalists and bureaucrats to […]

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