Daily Archive: December 18, 2011


Thermomixed Up, Part 1

From the same Reihan Salam post I quoted from in an earlier post: Recently, for example, I had an exchange with several friends on Twitter (which comes up a lot) over whether or not Harvard graduates...


Ron Paul and the racist newsletter

Mistermix asks: Both ED Kain and he-who-shall-not-be-named have endorsed Paul for President as a protest vote. Since I’m not a serious thinker, I’m free of the weighty obligation to endorse someone in the GOP primary. But for those serious folks, I...


News Comes in Threes

Though I’m somewhat more moved by the loss of Paula Hyman, an historian with a different, but no less real type of bravery, and wonder whether we shouldn’t already be moving on to the...