Art director, editor, photographer, essayist.

Writing

Florida’s greyhound gambit is decoupled from reality

In other words, greyhound racing is an artificial industry propped up by Florida laws that are as out of touch with the 21st Century as telegrams. These laws force gambling halls to run 100 live events a year in order to offer card games. Seems like a lot of trouble for a few games of poker.

Read More
Brook Hines
Woke Republicans to the rescue

Ferguson builds his house on a rotten foundation, claiming without irony “the Beltway has a fetish” for “the working-class community.” Really, how much time does your average DC consultant spend burdened with anxiety about low-wage workers? Ferguson would have us believe Beltway parties are peopled with tormented Ivy League politicos fervidly debating the decline of public education, and the desperate need for meaningful healthcare reform over handcrafted pasta and cocktails.

Read More
Brook Hines
DNC won’t answer court’s basic question about state primary deals

There’s a curious exchange in the DNC fraud lawsuit transcript of motion to dismiss. It’s between counsel for defense Bruce Spiva and Judge William Zloch. After opening statements, the judge asks DNC counsel an ostensibly simple question that can be summed up as, “Explain the DNC relationship with primaries at the state level.” I thought, ‘well this is going to be boilerplate,’ and started to skim ahead. But then I noticed the DNC’s attorney stumbles through nine re-phrasings of the original question without offering a straight answer.

Read More
Brook Hines