Category: Politics

Somebody, Anybody

December 15th, 2009
I am against the death penalty, not because I think everyone has the right to life regardless of what they do, but because I don't trust the State. (Now, before any cries of "But you're a liberal! You love the State!" come tumbling out, let me obser… more »

Facts Are Just A Little Harder To Shape Than Lies

September 29th, 2009
As regular readers of this column - both of them - may have deduced, I'm in favor of government-run health insurance. Markets are awesome, powerful tools, but in the case of health insurance they are absolutely the wrong tool. The incentives are complet… more »

Artificial Beings

September 25th, 2009
Well, my opinion of spankin' new Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor just went dramatically higher. During arguments in a campaign-finance case, the court's majority conservatives seemed persuaded that corporations have broad First Amendment righ… more »

Playing Field in the Himalayas

September 11th, 2009
How I do despise corporate media. Check this garbage out: on right now the front story is "Wilson raises more than $200,000 after outburst", about how the asshole congressman from South Carolina apparently has appealed to assholes across the nat… more »

Liberal Misrepresentation

August 14th, 2009
According to Paul Krugman, the liberal economist Paul Krugman just gave a televised interview in which he gave the impression that he was wearing a suit - when, in fact, he wasn't! more »