Month: November 15, 2007

Nov 15,2007

Modern Discrimination

It’s an article of faith among many conservatives that pervasive American racism died with Jim Crow. Much of conservative ideology rests on that assumption. If businesses and schools will discriminate...

Nov 09,2007

The Smelly Jelly

I am about as white as you can get. I’ve got pale, freckly skin that burns easily and a high-pitched tittering laugh. I have been accused of sounding “like a...

Nov 09,2007

What’s Your Story? Michael Moynihan

Why the hell would a libertarian move to Sweden? “For the only reason,” Michael Moynihan answers. “A woman.” Moynihan, now an associate editor at Reason magazine, the crème de la...

Nov 09,2007

A Freezer Menagerie

It began, as these things so often do, with antelope steak. One fine autumn morning a couple of years ago in Washington, D.C., I was lazing around the house reading...

Nov 09,2007

Unsafe at Any Altitude

“Everything is half as dangerous as it’s supposed to be.” After 22 years of countless “Safety First” signs, permission slips, waivers, orange cones, speed limits, Nerf footballs, national “Click it...