James Gilbreath

Forum: Lack of coverage

Is rebuilding Iraq worth spending $87 billion? When Gary Livacari suggested that we write on the White House leak, I panicked. There was a leak? I didn’t hear anything about it. Fortunately, though, I keep stacks of old newspapers in my room in desperate hopes that one day a fire burns down The Schenley, leaving […]

Column: End the pessimism

The United States has lost a great leader for an entire 30 days. Rush Limbaugh, moral compass of this great nation, shocked the world last Friday when he admitted that conservatism is not the only thing from which he suffers. In a desperate attempt to cope with the sound of his own voice, it seems […]

Forum: Debate is patriotic

“Oil revenues of (Iraq) could bring in between $50 and $100 billion over the course of the next two or three years. We are dealing with a country that can really finance its own reconstruction, and relatively soon.” These words were uttered by my personal hero, Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, on March 27. […]

Column: Passage of voucher bill stinks of politics

School vouchers passed the House. How exciting. But for those of you who are about to stop reading, I’m not going to talk about the logistics and evils of the Republican-backed plan. I am hardly an expert in public policy, and I’m not going to try my hand at such a boring topic. Here’s how […]