“Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Who said it?
Alan Pell Crawford’s Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson tries to simultaneously be a Jefferson lovefest and an attempt at balanced history. Jefferson himself was a man of well-documented contradictions: he said “All men are created equal,” yet he owned slaves; he opposed strong central government, yet he made the unilateral decision […]
By Martin Bosworth As our own Sunfell excellently explained recently, our society is rapidly becoming one where your data shadow can chase you wherever you go. Where privacy is an illusion, where every thought, word, deed, and action you take can be catalogued and used to call you a terrorist sympathizer, deny you employment, shatter […]
By Robert Silvey Scooter Libby walks free because he is a friend of the king. Two hundred thirty-one years after we American colonials declared our independence from the tyranny of one King George, another King George has reasserted the royal prerogative of placing himself and his friends above the law. It’s time for a new […]