Daily Archive: June 30, 2009


Tory Anarchist vs Front Porch Republic

Read Daniel McCarthy’s critique of the Front Porch, dovetailing rather nicely with many of my own reservations of the localists and agrarians:


Mark Levinsane Strikes Again and Again and Again

Apparently all one has to do is write a post with a title similar to this one to get on Mark Levin’s increasingly long and decreasingly witty “most deranged bloggers” list, as friend of...


Too funny

Just click here and read the post and the comments.  I guess it’s economic news.


I Ching for dissident conservatives

My friend Jack Gillis thinks dissident conservatives shouldn’t try to form a big tent with the movement, and offers up this from the I Ching:


the things people say on the internet

“Since his departure from the Washington Times, Stacy McCain has become perhaps the most skilled attention whore in all the blogosphere.  Yeah, I just wrote that. And put it on the Internet.” ~ James...


They’re coming to get you Barbara…

Why is it that when I think of people who still continue to argue that the Community Revinvestment Act (“CRA”) played some role in the financial crisis, I think of zombie movies?  This, however, has...


Why I Hate the US Press Corps

After starting the daily briefing with a question about the president’s response to Michael Jackson’s death, the questions for Gibbs quickly shifted to what is becoming one of the most hotly contested sub-debates in...


Talking Carbon Tariffs

Here’s Paul Krugman, defending the proposed Waxman-Markey carbon tariffs: What’s happening here, I think, is that people are relying on what Paul Samuelson called an economic “shibboleth” — they’re relying on some slogan rather...