Daily Archive: July 26, 2011


Curb Your Dogma

~by RTod Two weeks ago I wrote a guest post for the League; it essentially had two central thrusts at its core: The first was trying to define a kind of principle-centered pragmatism. But...


NAACP Resolution on the Drug War

Good: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) passed a resolution Tuesday calling for an end to the “War on Drugs” during their 102tn NAACP Annual Convention in Los Angeles, CA....


The Tragedy of War is the Tragedy of Men

Ta-Nehisi Coates continues to wonder about the relationships between and among war, tragedy, and justice: There’s a hazy line between my posts arguing that the Civil War wasn’t tragic, and my posts on the 30 Years War. The key dilemma I’m...


Debt Limit Grab Bag

~by Koz A Debt Limit Deal Is Not Inevitable We all know the pressures the various actors will be under to find a deal, and we fear the consequences if they don’t. But that’s...



Okay now look. I don’t like raising taxes. I don’t even like taxes in the first place. But I also know when it’s time to compromise. When “not raising taxes” also means “wrecking the...

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