Posts Tagged ‘Washington’s’

Americans should follow Brexit with Amexit to Escape Washington’s Brutal Embrace

The British have voted to leave the European Union. There are many reasons people wanted to quit. Perhaps the most important is self-government. Britons are tired of being bossed around by nameless and faceless bureaucrats in Brussels. Americans should follow the British in reconsidering the wisdom of living under a centralized Leviathan in a distant […]

A Tale of Two Washingtons

When I first visited Washington state more than a decade ago as journalist covering Microsoft, Amazon, and other companies, I remember being impressed with the state’s idyllic blend of economic growth and environmental splendor. Drive east from Microsoft’s massive headquarters in Redmond and it’s not long before you’re deep in evergreen forests. Head west from […]

Dining with the Washingtons

Dining with the Washingtons Combining vivid photography with engaging essays, Dining with the Washingtons explores the menus, diet, and styles of entertaining that characterized the beloved home of the nation’s principal founding father. Compelling accounts, historic artwork, and images of gardens, table settings, prepared food, and objects from the Mount Vernon collection blend to shed […]

The Importance of Ending Washington’s Fetishization of Burnout

This month delivered a tale of two investigations. The first was the party-line vote in the House to launch yet another investigation into 2012’s deadly attacks in Benghazi. The second was the conclusion of a very different kind of investigation with the release of the National Climate Assessment from the U.S. Global Change Research Program. […]