Daily Archive: January 29, 2010


Possible compromises for healthcare reform

While I do think that the success or failure of healthcare reform rests squarely on the shoulders of the Democrats in Congress and with the president, I still wish that Republicans would come aboard...


The Genealogy of Reality Television

Those looking to confirm their view that everything is, in fact, going to pot should read this history of reality television.


From the Department of Silly Boycotts

I’m a firm believer in the Second Amendment and all, but what the hell has that got to do with whether you’re allowed to open carry into a private dining establishment?  It’s pretty simple...


The Alito Brouhaha

I’m fairly annoyed by the brouhaha that has erupted over President Obama’s deeply inaccurate attack on the Citizens United decision.  One of the weird aspects of my annoyance, though, is that I find myself...