Daily Archive: July 14, 2009


Simplistic Is as Simplistic Does: Ralph Peters Edition

Ralph Peters writing in the USA Today has penned a less than stellar op-ed for your perusal. He begins with an analysis of all Democratic presidents since LBJ–namely that they are too interested in...


thoughts on health care ctd.

Conor writes: As I ponder an Obama Administration health care reform bill, whatever that turns out to look like, I am struck by how different the debate is on the left, where Ezra Klein...


Best. Craigslist Ad. Ever.

A sample: OK, let me start off by saying this f150 is only available for purchase by the manliest of men (or women). My friend, if it was possible for a vehicle to sprout...



Hilzoy calls it quits.  She was one of the left-o-sphere’s best voices of reason and calm.  While I understand that she is happy with where things have progressed in the last 7 or 8...


on new atheism

Robert Wright talks about the hawkish nature of New Atheism:


A Thought on Healthcare

Reading the comments to E.D.’s link-fest yesterday, I noticed that there is a lot of resistance to the idea that universal health care will stifle innovation in the US.  This idea is generally taken...