By Tamara Enz Cynicism and sarcasm toward my country and its future are hard for me to get around these days; sometimes I trip over them in unexpected ways. This was clear […]
The most important lesson we should all learn from the 2012 election
“You idiot! Get back in there at once and sell, sell!” As we set about the process of compiling and canonizing the 2012 election post-mortem, one thing we keep hearing over and over […]
In Defense of "Jesus Glasses"
The facts of my case are fairly simple. Chad Farnan, a 15-year-old self-described Christian fundamentalist student in my AP History class, sued me for a “pattern” of statements unconstitutionally hostile to religion. His claim was based on hours of illegal and surreptitious recordings. In my attorney’s opinion, the law was on our side, so he advised me to seek a summary judgment. I now believe that was a critical error…
Nota Bene #107: Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?
MaxSpeak no more
By Martin Bosworth I know I’m crazy with the posting today, but I wanted to mention another resignation that will be much less heralded, and much more lamented: Economist and uber-progressive blogger […]
“Faith-based investing” and total economic collapse
By Martin Bosworth In looking at the various examples of bad economic news over the last few days, I’ve been struck once again by how the supposedly rational, logical, God-forbid-we-regulate-it-because-it-works-fine-on-its-own free market […]
Scroguely Works: American Gods
American Gods by Neil Gaiman, first published 2002, 624 pages, ISBN 978-0380789030 America inspires both awe and loathing. The scale of the place; its open spaces, wealth, ambition and ability to turn […]