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P.J. O'Rourke: Boomers 'Improved Everything When We Took Over'

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.20.2013 | Fifty

Humorist and best-selling writer P. J. O'Rourke, 66, has a great explanation of the baby boom generation's imprint on the world. "Sure we are basicall...

How The Boomers Saved Everything

AARP Magazine | P.J. O'Rourke | Posted 12.10.2013 | Fifty

We're the largest, richest, best-educated generation of Americans, the favored children of a strong, confident and prosperous country. Or, as other ge...

P. J. O'Rourke's Pizza Boxes Metaphor Explaining the Triumph of Capitalism

William K. Black | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business
William K. Black

There are excellent grounds for criticizing many of Obama's policies. P.J. O'Rourke's column is remarkable for not presenting any of those grounds and relying instead on falsely ascribing policies to Obama where he actually supported the opposite (successful) policy.

Shame on Rolling Stone and Its Hired Thugs-- Salute to Lara Logan

Anita Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Anita Thompson

Rolling Stone resorts to cheap parlor tricks such as getting interviewees drunk and conflating quotes to get a headline or two. It's not a secret on this side of the fence -- grabbing any underling to represent the boss.

What Part of "It's Never Off the Record" Don't You Get?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

The digital age and the internet has further limited what a public figure should and should not say. But that does not change the first commandment of all public dialogue: you are never off the record!

Walking Over the Edge

Julie Lucas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Julie Lucas

For the Denver Press Club's Annual Damon Runyon Award, political satirist P.J. O'Rourke is this year's honoree and guest speaker.

Republicans Gone Wild!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The right-wing attack machine is in high-gear, throwing all sorts of inflammatory rhetoric around like it was the '08 campaign all over again.

P.J. O'Rourke: Gun Control Futile

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

P.J. O'Rourke concludes that gun control is futile: "You simply can't change the nature of America as far as gun control goes. It's the nature of the beast."

Jon Stewart: "Oh, Bill Kristol, Are You Ever Right?"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This segment may not have been about new super-qualified NYT columnist Bill Kristol, but how can we resist a Bill Kristol hed? It's relevant insofar a...