Daily Archive: December 17, 2009


The Best Cover of All Time – The Final Countdown

Well folks, it’s been a long and arduous journey, but I think we’ve done a half-decent job of rounding up some pretty good covers. The final list (complete with my top 10) will go...


A couple of thoughts…

Brother Mark and I generally tend to agree on most constitutional matters, including his September post .  I may hold a constitutional viewpoint that tends towards a textualist or originalist interpretation but it is senseless...


Right-Wing Political Correctness, Ch. 356

Rod Dreher on movement conservatism’s culture problem: One of the things that first attracted me to conservatism was that back in the 1980s, when I was in college and watching liberals elevate utter mediocrity...


The Problem of Denial

At Master Resource, Jim Manzi synthesizes several objections he’s aired to comprehensive greenhouse gas regulations in one easy-to-read Thomas Friedman take-down. I find this stuff pretty persuasive, but it’s worth noting that there’s real...


The War on Santa

Via the Dish – Jack Bauer interrogates Santa:


Robert Nozick, my new favorite libertarian.

Sometime last summer I announced that I was reading Robert Nozick’s Anarchy, State, and Utopia, and that I’d try to post evaluations as I went. Well, due to a string of events I won’t...


Going postal

John Cole hits the proverbial nail on its proverbial head:


Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Martyr

Some of the coverage from National Review and The Washington Times really has to be read to be believed. A guy whose career highlights include chaining a pregnant woman to a bed and filing...