Also Not Included: Instructions
There was a post here about centrism, but now consider it something of an open thread..
Are you as scared as I am?
The 2016 US Election, aftermath, & questions of legitimacy.
Gord Downie is a Canadian icon. As The Tragically Hip wind up their final tour, Sarah Banks reflects on his importance, his humanity and his beauty.
Joe Sal has two axes to grind.
Jay Flewelling on the joy of fake plane crashes and the agony of real firemen.
Guest poster Jay From Brooklyn explains why the Republicans need not fear a brokered convention.
Season 3, Episode 13: “A Late Delivery from Avalon”
Guest Author T. Greer eulogizes the neglect of our literary heritage in contemporary rhetoric.
We’re back, Baby!
Gabriel Conroy looks back to the time when, as a young and devout Catholic, his college biology class assigned readings counter to his beliefs.
Times have changed. So should state legislatures’ schedules.
There’s politics and culture in here somewhere…
Direct democracy and education policy: something that everyone can take exception to.
What Will Saletan gets wrong about GMOs.
Justice Kennedy provides a substantial gain for citizen initiatives.
Computer Modeling – It’s more than just pretty pictures. (by Oscar Gordon)
And just like that, the immovable object moved.
Guest writer aaron david looks at two recent case studies which show how the government is declaring war on the freedom of speech.
What the proponents of industrial diets get wrong.
Gabriel Controy looks at “right to work” laws.
World governance is something no serious thinker would today endorse. This is unfortunate, because world government is the only hope for the long-term survival of the human race.
James Vonder Haar notes changes in Mew Mexico’s civil forfeiture laws.
Gabriel Conroy looks past At-Will employment.
Formal equality is insufficient. Yet actual equality will be more difficult to achieve than most progressives realize, says James Vonder Haar.
Condemning violence from the oppressed while excusing it from their oppressors is not really a demand for non-violence, says KatherineMW.
Michael Cain looks at the state initiative process, and how it might be changed by an upcoming SCOTUS decision.
Roland Dodds wonders to what degree an extensive redistributive welfare state can work in a multicultural society.
Guest writer Roland Dobbs, a long-time liberal, notices his political views shifting rightward with recent the arrival of his baby daughter.
In olden days, a team called “Stockings” were looked on as something shocking …
Gabriel Conroy examines a comment by zic on the topic of minimum wage checklists.
Katherine gives us a glimpse of the future with her recap of “Point of No Return”
For it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out.
“When it comes to hours and labor regulations, I favor the policy that creates more jobs, but bad ones, over the policy that leads to fewer jobs, but good ones.”
Early Baseball History: I Take Requests.