Month: July 16, 2007

Jul 16,2007

Notre Dame on Welfare

Anyone who thinks that Catholics don’t understand money should school themselves on the history of my Alma Mater, the University of Notre Dame. The Fathers of the Holy Cross founded...

Jul 13,2007

We Salute Our Key Republican Senators

Congratulations, Republican: You’ve won a statewide election, come to Washington, and been sworn in. Welcome to the U.S. Senate! But you want to be more than just any old legislator;...

Jul 09,2007

Eternal Thunderstorms of the PTSD Mind

When patients taking the high blood pressure medication propanolol reported a decrease in stage fright, researchers at Harvard Medical School and McGill University began to wonder whether the drug might...

Jul 08,2007

Sad Kermit and the Future of Copyright

Darrell Day has experienced first-hand the weird things that can happen when a little homemade video is put on the Internet and thus let out into the world. Day, a...

Jul 08,2007

What’s Your Story: Jeremy Lott

Jeremy Lott is smiling at me. Sitting behind a cool pint of Hefeweizen on a sweltering Washington evening, the self-avowed “cautious pessimist” seems sanguine despite the oppressive heat and the...