Daily Archive: January 17, 2012


Batman and Civil Society

I have a long-ish post up at Forbes that the comic-book lovers among you, and those of you who enjoy Nolan’s Dark Knight films, might enjoy. I know the commenting is still sort of dark...


Grimly Dark Humor Places

It’s a sign that I am in a godawful weird place that this headline made me laugh hysterically. I think I may need to call this an early night.


Comment Rescue: Stereotypes

Joey Jo Jo says in two comments: In my opinion, some stereotypes are cheered here (including heroic contortions to portray them not as stereotypes) while others are roundly rejected.  this is fine.  the issue...


Ron Paul and American liberalism

If you were hoping for Ron Paul’s swift exit from the spotlight, you’re out of luck. With strong showings in the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary, the libertarian-leaning congressman will linger for...


Hobbes: Authority

Since Rufus and Jason have covered Hobbes in such excellent detail thus far, my contribution to this discussion will be more about tying up loose ends. As a student, I read Hobbes four different...


Crocodile Tears for Gay Conservatives

Over at Daily Caller, Lisa De Pasquale frets about the sad fate of gay conservatives: Everyone from Justin Bieber to Joe Biden has recorded videos in support of the “It Gets Better” project, which...