Daily Archive: November 2, 2010


Dwarves and the First Amendment

Rather than describe the wonder known as Dwarf Fortress myself, I will merely note that it is one of the most nuanced and brilliant instances of human output to have come about in the...


NPR’s Rural Listeners

The League’s own Matthew Schmitz has a nice post on rural radio at First Thoughts.


Western Culture Is So Wonderful

A dialogue for Erik. “So, do you think western culture is superior to Islam?” “No, that would be bigoted. I would never think one culture was superior to another.” “Are you familiar with revealed...


Clash of Civilizations

Ta-Nehisi Coates posts the below video, writing: I don’t even know what to say anymore. It’s officially fine to be bigoted toward Muslims. The panel (rather politely) dissented. I guess that’s a good thing....


The Worst Argument against Prop 19

Probably the weakest argument against Prop 19 — aside from those that are actually dishonest — is that its system of taxes and regulations might not turn out to be that great: [T]he law...


Another Undeclared War

Spencer Ackerman’s latest piece for Wired is pretty chilling. Especially this part: White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan didn’t say it on the Sunday chat shows, but there’s a plan gaining momentum within the...


Pro-Obama Libertarians Remember 2008

Ronald Bailey gives us this thought for the day: I voted for Obama to punish Republicans for their terrible policies under Bush. On the surface my vote worked since the Republicans are now at...