Daily Archive: November 22, 2009

Just Sayin’

The MLS cup final was twice as entertaining as the Bears-Eagles game.

“The Fall of Mexico”

After reading this article, it seems as if legalization is the only solution to Mexico’s drug problem. Countries without strong independent judiciaries and relatively non-corrupt public institutions don’t have the luxury of outlawing drugs.

Modernity, Christianity and Islam

I linked to this earlier, but amateur history buffs will find Cato Unbound’s discussion on the origins of modernity pretty fascinating. The central point of contention is the so-called “first cause” of modernity –...

Sunday Poem Series

The Twa Corbies (traditional folk song, originally anthologized by T. Ravenscroft) As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane; The tane unto the t’other say, ‘Where sall we gang...