News

Yiddish, With Faces This Time

August 31, 2019 Expat Patriot

In support of the use of more colorful speech, here’s a handy guide to useful terms from one of America’s favorite dialects. To make it easy to remember, each word is keyed to a representative public figure. You can even make up your own! MORE

Environment

Energy Policy: Who Needs It?

August 13, 2019 Expat Patriot

From our friends at DemocraticUnderground comes this apt comparison between sane energy/infrastructure policy and bull-goose looney. No extra credit for figuring out which is which. MORE

Editorials

Infrastructure Week is a Big Fat Joke — But is it Funny?

August 12, 2019 Expat Patriot

Early in the Trump Administration, the go-to distraction when some plan had gone awry was to announce that next week was “Infrastructure Week,” when experts and stakeholders would come together at the White House and apply their collective brainpower to the problem of America’s crumbling infrastructure. MORE