Category: Politics

Totalitarian Thought Same the World Over

April 18th, 2008
The various protests which accompanied the Olympic torch through Western countries have, it seems, really irked not just the Chinese government but also the Chinese citizenry 'Lots of Chinese people now view the Western media, human rights groups, an… more »

Speaking of Charleton Heston

April 16th, 2008
A thirty-six year old man was driving down 280 with his two children in the car, en route to pick up his wife, and apparently he ticked someone off because another car pulled up next to him and shot him. To death. With his two kids in the car. Yeah,… more »

RIP Charlton Heston

April 11th, 2008
I'm a bit late on this, but Charlton Heston passed away this week. Certainly an actor with some serious work under his belt, at least a half-dozen films that everyone ought to see. And he's fantastic in them. Certainly a life that has left behind much t… more »

How I Feel (Part One)

March 25th, 2008
Jim Henley over at Unqualified Offerings has one of those posts that is precisely what I would have written, were I more facile with the language. It's a nicely sarcastic take on being right about the Iraq war. more »

Moral Hazard

March 25th, 2008
Robert Reich, who one would think is too important to maintain a blog but does anyway, has an excellent column on moral hazard up. When it comes to risky behavior in the market, America has a double standard. We’re told that economic risk-taking as t… more »