Daily Archive: October 20, 2011


This is my Prime Minister

Its election season again in the US (when is it not). Election season just finished for us a month ago in Singapore. So, something I want to ask you guys is this: This is my...


From the Comments: Justice and Sweatshops

by Creon Critic, in a rejoinder to Murali (1.) Should there be any limits on working conditions? Are their any abuses that are intolerable in and of themselves, abuses which need be stopped irrespective...


Would J.R.R. Tolkien Have Occupied Wall Street?

I’m not sure where this came from originally (I found it on Facebook) but it’s pretty hilarious. Of course, it’s hard to say what Tolkien would have thought of these particular protests. He was...


Our Feckless Discourse About Immigration

Just a quick followup on Tod’s post about the debate. As has been widely reported for several days now, Obama set a new deportation record in the last fiscal year (narrowly edging out the previous record,...


Libyan Spider Hole

The Beeb is reporting that Muammar Quaddafi has captured by Libya’s transitional government, hiding in a spider hole much like Saddam Hussein had been. Or maybe he was killed. (UPDATE: Al-Jazeera and the Gray Lady are...

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