Month: January 29, 2006

Jan 29,2006

Searching for style

Andre 3000 and Fonzworth Bentley, the gradual disappearance of casual Fridays, the spate of new men’s magazines,, a “Seersucker Day” in the U.S. Senate — signs point to a...

Jan 22,2006

Our miserly uncle

The federal government owns 29.6 percent of the land in the U.S. But this land is hardly public; Uncle Sam likes to keep it fenced in.

Jan 22,2006

Looting Wal-Mart

To those of you who wished me good luck in the New Year, let me tell you how grateful I am. Since January 1, I have won 42 lotteries in...

Jan 22,2006


There may be no better contemporary chronicler of the war between the sexes than Neil LaBute. The film director, playwright, and fiction writer has explored other topics in his work,...

Jan 15,2006

Opinions for sale

Most newspapers pay for the op-eds they publish in their editorial sections. Think tanks are in the business of paying scholars to write op-eds, studies, and books. America’s Future Foundation,...

Jan 15,2006

The best telecom reform is no reform

A new telecom bill would probably make things worse than they already are. For supporters of free markets, the best telecom bill is probably no telecom bill.