Month: April 25, 2005

Apr 25,2005

Viva il Papa!

The College of Cardinals has quashed the hope that had been brewing at The New York Times, the Jesuit schools, and AndrewSullivan.com that the next Pope would not be quite...

Apr 25,2005

Financing Social Secutiry reform with pork

One complaint commonly lodged by Social Security reform opponents is the so-called “transition cost.” “It will cost up to $2 trillion in just the first decade to transition to a...

Apr 18,2005

Enron hits the silver screen

How was it possible for a small group of businessmen to deceive intelligent reporters, colleagues, and Wall Street analysts? If one believes Alex Gibney, writer and director of the new...

Apr 18,2005

Save Paris!

If you’ve taken to watching the spate of reality shows centered around the antics of rich socialites, such as “The Simple Life,” “Gastineau Girls,” or “Newlyweds,” you’re probably wondering how...

Apr 10,2005

The FCC won’t let us be

The FCC might soon be regulating speech on cable and satellite TV, but the fact that over 85 percent of homes in the U.S. subscribe to those less-regulated services shows...

Apr 10,2005

May he live a hundred years

“[O]bedience to God is not, as some would believe, a heteronomy, as if the moral life were subject to the will of something all-powerful, absolute, extraneous to man and intolerant...