By the mid 1920s the typical American town was in full sexual bloom. The change came with erotic fashions, literature and movies, and an unsuspected sexual aid, the automobile.— John Leo
The most astounding John Leo quotes that are glad to read
Expert victimologists estimate that 91.
2 percent of people in North America and Europe now qualify as victims, at least in their own minds.
The diversity revolution [in the news media] was supposed to increase readership and enhance credibility. Just the opposite has resulted. How long will it take the business to figure this out?
The principal advantage of the non-parental lifestyle is that on Christmas Eve you need not be struck dumb by the three most terrifying words that the government allows to be printed on any product: "Some assembly required."
No one attacks loose-thinking and folly with half the precision and zest of Thomas Szasz.
We are seeing the bitterness of elites who wish to lead, confronted by multitudes who do not wish to follow.
The modern campus is deeply obsessed by race and gender, and not much else.
The political terms 'will' and 'popular will' have a long track record in Western history going back to Rousseau. That record is profoundly anti-democratic, essentially inviting elites to interpret what the common people believe and want. In litigious modern America, that would be a judicial elite telling us how we meant to vote or should have voted.
Bioethics has hardened into an activist ideology that pervades the medical world, the schools, and government.
You can't run a society or cope with its problems if people are not held accountable for what they do.
... a meddler who cannot leave his subordinates alone is a hands on executive.
If winning is the only value, why debate when you can suppress?
In a speech, the columnist Charles Krauthammer.
... offered a new version of Socrates' famous saying, "The unexamined life is not worth living." In our age of bottomless self-love and obsession with our own feelings, Krauthammer suggested, "The too-examined life is not worth living either.
Do we really need more romance attached to the act of blowing people away?