Daily Archive: April 20, 2011


The Czar of Benton Harbor

A series of questions and answers, citing sources and showing my work. I may update this post as needed. Bonus to visitors from Balloon Juice: Seeing someone from the Cato Institute admit he’s wrong....


The Most Subversive Idea in the Bible?

Richard Beck nominates Isaiah 53:12 as containing the most subversive idea in the Bible. I mean, can any church or Christian ever be smug, safe, contented, moralistic or self-satisfied in light of Isaiah 53.12?...


School reform, Benton Harbor, and the Tea Party

Contra John Cole, I don’t think the libertarian reaction to Benton Harbor is really all that important. But I think Jason is missing a fundamental piece of the puzzle in his response as well....