I am a geek. I read science fiction and I watch anime. While I’m not remotely fluent, I can speak a few words of Klingon and Elvish, and I think it’s totally […]
I’ve been hammering pretty hard on the imperial presidency of Bush II recently, given his use of signing statements to ignore federal law and his attempt to slip around the Senate’s Constitutional […]
The results of the latest S&R poll are in. Readers were asked “Which major press entity do you regard as the most credible source of news?” 1. Other/None of the above (70) […]
Every generation of secrecy-minded bureaucrats needs a breeding ground, a dark, dank place where they can perfect the ability to hide their machinations behind closed doors and retaliate against those who believe […]
Martin Bosworth wrote in his piece on John Edwards’ withdrawal from the Democratic Presidential race: “Edwards did not fit the assumed narrative the media wanted to run with in this campaignâ€“he was […]
Shaun over at Kiko’s House (one of the best blogs you might not have heard of, by the way) has an interesting one up. What do you make of this Obama poster?
The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli, first published in 1513, 176 pages, ISBN 978-0553212785 The worst that a prince may expect from a hostile people is to be abandoned by them; but from […]