From 9/11 to 11/7

After an afternoon making calls from the Dubliner and an all-nighter fueled by a week’s worth of Irish whiskey, I put the final edits on the post-election edition of the

Allen agonistes

Allen agonistes

Virginia Senator George Allen’s loss earlier this month to Jim Webb was more than just a win for the Democratic Party, which needed Allen’s seat to gain a majority in

Milton Friedman, conservative

To deal with man’s flaws, a conservative trusts in tradition and community. He also tries to guard against the concentration of power. Milton Friedman warned constantly about the concentration of power, and looked always to the past for a guide.

The LSE’s bell curve

From Charles Murray’s Bell Curve to Satoshi Kanazawa’s new paper on IQ’s, each and every time, a new idea or provocative opinion has produced a reaction among cultural elites that is nothing but closed, dogmatic, rigid, and shrill.

Cultural learnings from Borat

There are so many targets for ridicule in “Borat: Cultural Learnings of American for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan,” but what is most interesting about the movie is not

F springs eternal

F springs eternal

It’s a sure sign that your adolescence is irretrievably behind you when you no longer take any particular joy in using the word “fuck.” In that fleeting moment around age

Fear California’s Internet Tax

The girl gingerly picked up the two lighters and examined them. “Don’t you feel it?” he kidded her. “The histrocity?” She said, “What is histrocity?” “When a thing has history