In my series of posts on the whole melamine poisoning issue recently you might recall me breaking off the term “e Coli conservatives” in talking about how our regulatory function has been […]
Historian Roger Griffin’s definition of fascism – palingenesis, populism, and ultranationalism – is deceptively simple. There are literally hundreds of examples of things that Donald has done since he took office that support each of the three main points of Griffin’s definition.
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Wow. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-E. Coli) really stepped in it this time, didn’t he? In case you’ve been off-planet, The formerly pro-business GOPper opined the other day that restaurants shouldn’t have to […]
A progressive utopia, World War 3 or something in between? Sensitivity to initial conditions means that each point in such a system is arbitrarily closely approximated by other points with significantly different future […]
Iran could be forgiven for interpreting our coercive diplomacy as a reason, were it so inclined, to arms itself with nuclear weapons.
Wake Forest students and alumni are correct in challenging university commencement speaker selection
Some recent graduates of my alma mater, Wake Forest University, are up in arms over this year’s commencement speaker, former DISH Network chairman Charlie Ergen. They penned what struck me as a […]
Well, the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport released its report on phone hacking today. Words such as “bombshell” have been thrown around in response to a section […]
Kansas's war on workers, coming soon to a state near you (and by the way, how can the Secretary of Labor do her job when she doesn't even know what the AFL-CIO is?)
by Colin Curtis In recent history Kansas has become the breeding ground for extremist right wing agendas, legislation and beliefs. The Kansas Republican Party has abandoned the moderate beliefs of former heroes […]
If anyone has to be reminded of our institutional breakdowns, look no further than a Supreme Court rushing headlong against history. Of course that doesn’t justify Obama’s hamfisted, unilateral strikes, making less logical than political sense.