Month: October 13, 2008

Oct 13,2008

Dysentery

Woody Allen would be proud of the staff at Politics and Prose, Washington’s most famous bookstore, where they’ve actually got Dissent and Commentary side by side in the racks: They...

Oct 13,2008

On schadenfreude

After calling for this longer than most, James Howard Kunstler takes a victory lap. I suppose he’s entitled, what with him basically making systemic crises his life’s work. Still, like...

Oct 13,2008

Speaking of debt

David Leonhardt’s latest Times column is worth a read.

Oct 13,2008

All sticks, all the time

The now-predominant Republican presumption that every foreign policy problem can be solved, if only the U.S. gets nastier, is a cancer on conservatism and on the United States.  States acquire...

Oct 13,2008

Cracking ACORN

I would just add to Sonny’s post that, however trivial the annual number of instances of voting fraud, they consistently occur under the aegis of ACORN. You see, those trivial...

Oct 13,2008

Voter fraud is a “myth,” cont.

Matt seems vexed that conservatives (like myself) refuse to admit that throwing around allegations of voter fraud is akin to intimidating voters into not exercising the franchise, or some such....