Daily Archive: June 4, 2013


Driving Blind: Crime Fiction and Strange Bedfellows

“All the things which had uses. All the mountains which had names. We’ll give them new names, but the old names are there, somewhere in time…” Noam Chomsky lists the many paths to disaster....


According to David Brooks, All Morality is Local

I normally try to stay away from taking pot shots at David Brooks columns, but today’s raises a question that informs a lot of my political critique and which I reflect on a lot personally....


Grand Old Party Needs a Brand New Song

The College Republican National Committee has published a rueful assessment of the GOP, commencing with the pull quote taken from a focus group: “I would say your image is all wrong”. That’s only the...