Daily Archive: October 2, 2009

Quote for the Day

“People are defending Roman Polanski because he made good movies 30 years ago?” he said. “Are you kidding me? Even Johnny Cochran didn’t have the nerve to go, ‘Well did you see OJ play...

Agnosia Afghanistania

From Washington Post piece on the continued discussion around the McChyrstal’s strategic troop increase request: But White House officials are resisting McChrystal’s call for urgency, which he underscored Thursday during a speech in London,...

Good News for Chicago: The Olympics Suck Edition

For a short period of time I lived in Chicago.  I have a warm place in my heart for that city and its people.  I now live in Vancouver (a city I’ve also grown...

Selling Out

The Atlantic is a great mag, and I know they’ve got to make money somehow, but the optics of this corporate-underwritten “First Draft of History” event really bug me. Does anyone else feel me...

Another (predictable) liberal defense of Rep. Grayson

Justin, a Friend of the Blog, isn’t terribly happy with the language Rep. Grayson (infamously?) used to describe the Republican health care alternative: There is no sense in which the Republicans want people to...

A Conservative Cult?

Joe Carter responds to my post on Hayek and Health Care and owns it like Johnny Cash doing Nine Inch Nails. 

America’s Next Top Jester, Err, Pundit?

This is absolutely meaningless in the grand scheme of things, but I just want to say that I fully support Ezra Klein’s endorsement of Jim Henley (entry here) for the WaPo’s “Top Pundit” contest. ...

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Friday Genius Ten

I’ve been sort of absent from the League this week – a bad cold + writers block = no blogging – and I have been fairly derelict with my Friday Genius Ten’s.  So, you...