Daily Archive: November 1, 2010

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In Which I Cash My Predictability Chips

Now, I’ll admit that as cosmotarian technophile post-Randian foreign policy doves with a soft spot for mutualism go, I’m pretty predictable. But this made me sit up and take notice. Maybe it’ll do the...

12

Rally to restore Irony

Will Wilkinson writes that Peter Beinart’s critique of Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity “cuts deep…when he observes that the focus on ‘sanity’ is demeaning to the tea-party movement and its sympathisers, and reflects...

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From the Department of Surprising Endorsements

Buffalo Bills legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas is not only a supporter of Carl Paladino, but is actively campaigning on Paladino’s behalf, apparently being used to (amateurishly) deflect charges that...

3

Something to consider

Today, perhaps a million people will be approached by some unknown entity which will attempt to engage them in written correspondence with the purpose of selling them something or perhaps even defrauding them outright...

26

War as stimulus

Oh my: Here is where Obama is likely to prevail. With strong Republican support in Congress for challenging Iran’s ambition to become a nuclear power, he can spend much of 2011 and 2012 orchestrating...

8

Carson’s Rejoinder to Kuznicki

by Kevin Carson I read, with appreciation, Jason Kuznicki’s thoughtful review of my book Studies in Mutual Political Economy. He begins my noting that the book is, as the title suggests, a series of studies rather...

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In Defense of Hypocrisy

Since attention, good and bad, is exactly what Gawker was looking for when they started sniffing around Christine O’Donnell’s dirty laundry, I’m hesitant to reward them with more of it. But I do want...