Daily Archive: May 5, 2013


Medicaid in Oregon: Does it Really Matter?

God help me, I just don’t understand conservatives sometimes. I disagree with them most of the time, but I usually understand where they’re coming from. But sometimes my best acts of imagination pale in...


In The First Circle Bookclub!

“When I say peacetime, I mean before Soviet power.” (Our kickoff post is here, and our discussion posts are here, here, here, and here.) One thing that gets mentioned a handful of times is...


Value, Utility, and Justification

by Stillwater In a recent post which is now unfortunately closed (“Something, Something … Petard”), James Hanley and I (and Shazbot!) engaged in a friendly dispute ostensibly about the meaning of the word “value”...


Being in the world

by zic This a story for Kyle. It’s a true story, meaning it really happened. But it is also story, for it’s my honest recall of what happened; and I know more than most,...

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