Month: May 26, 2008

May 26,2008

The Blessing of a Long Memory

is that you remember how much worse it’s been, and how much worse it could be. Despite our frustrations with the war, we have repeatedly avoided catastrophe. Despite our oafish,...

May 26,2008

Your Own Private 1,000 Year Reich

Mixed news for fans of radical life extension: Charles Lindbergh is sort of your posterboy. Forget aviation hero. On the side, Lindbergh was a Dr Frankenstein figure, who used his...

May 25,2008

Indy IV

When Raiders of the Lost Ark first hit theaters, critics were largely kind, and most noted (and tended not to mind) its derivative nature–as Vincent Canby wrote in the New...

May 25,2008

White Liberal Guilt

I see Reihan has picked up on Ron Rosenbaum’s Slate piece on white liberal guilt. I appreciate what Reihan is saying when he writes “I mean, would you rather be...

May 23,2008

Bury Hillary [Updated…Repeatedly]

I’ll keep blogging about this until every silver bullet has been fired and every stake pounded. Obama-Clinton would not be a ‘team of rivals.’ Barack Obama is not, and can...