Daily Archive: January 16, 2012


Don’t Be a Tellarite

“Tellarites do not argue for any reason; they simply argue.” –Ambassador Sarek On the “censorship” front: Here @ LoOG BlaiseP nukes a Tellarite; even the usually gentle Dr. Saunders goes to DefCon 2 on...


Theromomixed Up, Part 8: The Wristwatch Edition

(Previously, Parts 1,  2,  3 , 4,  5, 6, and 7) In the late-Ninties, after reading Dava Sobel’s Longitude I became semi-obsessed with the idea of owning a mechanical chronometer; that is to say, a watch that did not use a...


The Future of the GOP

Erik writes in one of his latest pieces at American Times: “…personally, but I see no reason why we need a more youthful modernized GOP when the Democratic Party is already leaps and bounds...


Diversity & The League of Ordinary Gentlemen

Responding to BlaiseP’s post on Ta-Nehisi Coates’s recent Atlantic cover story, Somni451 raised a question about the League’s diversity: This post reminded me a question I’ve been meaning to ask for a while. What...


Jon Huntsman, we hardly knew ye.

When your biggest supporters in print are people who won’t vote for you, your campaign’s in trouble.  The Liberals killed Huntsman with kindness, or at least that sort of condescending attitude which says “Hey,...

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