Daily Archive: December 8, 2010


So Help Her God

For our Sara Palin critics, check out Jonathan Turley’s take down of her “history.” I’ve crossed paths formally and informally with a number of the names he mentioned. My friend Ray Soller of my...


Anonymous preparing for new Wikileaks effort

WikiLeaks may be a small player, really, in the bigger scheme of things. But to some degree it is also a bellwether, a forecast of things to come as information and technology continue to...


The War on the Poor

I had trouble reading Radley Balko’s article on the saga of Cory Maye. I picture this young man in his quiet home with his 18-month-old daughter asleep in the other room and I immediately...


A Survey Research Interlude

Presumably because I’m beginning to unconsciously prep for my annual empirical research methods course, methodological questions have been capturing my attention with great frequency lately. So here’s a survey research methods question that caught...


Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

National markets that only thirty years ago seemed comfortable oligopolies–such as America’s television and car markets–are now squabbled over by companies from the world over. And in general, the more futuristic the industry, the...


Links and site errors

Let me know if you’re having any problems with the site. I’ve got some stuff I’m working on – Big Things! – and in the process we may encounter some issues. For instance, our...

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