Daily Archive: February 11, 2010

Credit Where It’s Due

Governor Christie starts making the tough decisions.  They won’t be popular decisions, and I take issue with the use of the “state of emergency” device from a distrust-of-power standpoint, but it’s pretty clear the...

The politics of pettiness

I’ve been trying to get at the heart of what bothers me so much about contemporary conservative politics & discourse these days. The closest I can come to an answer is that conservatives have...

HIV and South Africa

A frightening post on sex, AIDS and South Africa’s irresponsible president.

Times Square to Stay Pedestrian

Not that we would go there ourselves, mind you, but today’s announcement that Broadway will remain closed to vehicle traffic is a great victory for tourists and a boon for the occasional Brooklynite who...