Promises, Promises

Promises, Promises

My friend Franklin Cudjoe, executive director of IMANI (the free-market think tank in Ghana) sent me this excellent article on the ridiculous promises politicians make to get elected. Some choice

Defending the Rosenbergs

I’ve never really understood the radical left’s desire to lionize the Rosenbergs as martyrs: treason is the one crime specifically listed in the Constitution (with death a possible penalty); they

Everything is going according to plan…

I don’t normally read him, but following some of my colleague’s links to Matthew Yglesias’ site led me to a veritable cornucopia of suggestions for expanding government control over the

Outraged all the way to the bank

I have to say, I found this piece on Alan Moore’s trepidation, to put it mildly, over the new Watchmen adaptation amusing. To be fair, I wouldn’t be too thrilled

Of Meat and Men

Of Meat and Men

This past Thursday, the European Commission adopted a new proposal to improve humane treatment for animals at the time of slaughter. Let’s just overlook the fact that they’re GOING TO

Misguided Demand

Misguided Demand

Matt Yglesias surprises me again with his four demands Democrats should make before acquiescing to the bail out: Preserve substantial financial upside for taxpayers in the event that the bailout

F-Bomb Fallout

F-Bomb Fallout

After boisterously abusing UK foreign secretary David Miliband using colorful undiplomatic language the other day, it looks like Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov may be getting kicked up to vice

Just put it on our tab

In the past week, new government spending has increased by $1 trillion. If you’ve been disappointed by how little of your money the Bush administration has been spending of late,