Daily Archive: January 26, 2010

We Are All Mannings Now

So, I was looking forward to joining the rest of the country in rooting for the Saints in two weeks.  Really, I was.  Then this &#$#(@!$)% had to open his mouth and remind me...

“The Movement”

I know the “teabaggers” are supposed to represent some combination of incipient fascism and no-nothing economic sloganeering, but this New Yorker profile makes the whole thing seem awfully benign.

Like eminent domain, but with guns and spaceships

Of all the too-close readings of “Avatar’s” stilted politics, I enjoyed David Boaz’s take the most. He argues that the film should be interpreted as a straightforward defense of interstellar property rights.