Daily Archive: July 30, 2009

Standing Athwart History Yelling “Ha-Ha!”

[UPDATED] In response to William’s discussion of Nozick’s classic Anarchy, State, and Utopia, commenter Travis makes what is I think a fairly typical argument for dismissing libertarians: The nonexistence, in human history, of any...

caniculares dies

Well it really is the dog days of summer, isn’t it?  My motivation to blog has dissipated with the dissipating rains.  The heat is one possible culprit.  Then, too, the various controversies that have...

What the…?

Seriously, what drives people to be so stupid?  I mean, beyond the racism, beyond all those deep personal problems, what compels somebody to actually put their job on the line like this?


I saw the Broadway production of Wicked this past weekend.  It was very good.  An under study performed the part of Elphaba, the wicked witch, and she was superb….

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