Hollywood's scripted hysteria

by Laura Hollis -- Last weekend, I happened across the 1957 film "No Down Payment," which has to be one of the worst films ever made. It features some (then) up-and-coming young more…

Why our elites are so tyrannical

by Laura Hollis -- A relative recently sent me a copy of an essay written by William Deresiewicz, "The Disadvantages of an Elite Education." It was published in The American Scholar in more…

Democrats will win! (if they run as Republicans)

by Laura Hollis -- Republican Debbie Lesko won this week's special congressional election in the Eighth District of Arizona. In typical fashion, the press is spinning this as an ominous sign for more…

'Blue wave'? Blame thumb-sucking Republicans

by Laura Hollis -- For months, the American press, aghast at Donald Trump's presidency, has been predicting a "blue wave" – voters sweeping Republicans out office and instead electing a massive number more…

The dangerous cowards who fear persuasion

by Laura Hollis -- One of the attributes that sets free and civilized societies apart from those enslaved by dictators or mired in barbarism is the value that is placed upon the more…