Daily Archive: June 10, 2013

Driving Blind: The Passing of a Literary Giant

In light of the season three finale, Kathleen Geier speculates on the politics of the show using historical analogs. John B. Judis on the administration’s constitutional-amnesia, and the difference between congressional checks and balances, and...

On Wrigley Field and Governments vs. Corporations

Jonathan has an interesting conversation going below on the subject of the loss of privilege that occurs when governments end monopolies.  The initial conversation was actually started by Roger in the threads of another...

Who’s Crazier: Me or Chad Ochocinco?

Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson had his plea deal rejected because the presiding judge objected to him playfully swatting his attorney on his rear when asked if he was satisfied with his representation.  And I find...

David Simon Misses the Point

The acclaimed creator of HBO’s The Wire, David Simon, is using his experience as a reporter and deep knowledge of wiretaps to set the record straight on all this ruckus over the leaks regarding the...

Things to Hide

I have things to hide. No, I won’t tell you about them. I’m hiding them. Don’t worry. I’m not hurting. I don’t need professional help. It’s just some things about me are (1) unlikely...