Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

I support Jackson Browne’s ongoing lawsuit against the McCain campaign for using his song “Running on Empty” without proper permission. Not because Jackson Browne deserves anything, but because anyone who

How to find what you’re looking for

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (which helped support the magazine I edited as an undergraduate) has once again released its Civics Quiz, which you can take here. First off, it’s pretty

Ok, fine so it’s Hillary

As Donadio has noted, it is indeed Hillary. Why? David Frum provides a succinct explanation while neatly eviscerating Bob Shrum’s cloyingly saccharine take: [B]y circulating her name, Obama makes it

This is gruesome?

This is gruesome?

I really don’t get what’s so gruesome about this video: If you don’t have time to watch the 3 minute video, it goes something like this: dead turkey gets pulled

It’s Hillary

It’s Hillary

Mike Allen reports that Obama’s tapped Hillary Clinton to be Secretary of State. I’m skeptical of the pick, and I think she’d make a better Secretary of Defense. The military

A jaw-dropper

A jaw-dropper

When it comes to the war on drugs, here are two awfully good reasons not to be a supply-sider: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The CIA obstructed inquiries into its role in

Getting out of Gitmo

A U.S. judge has ordered that five Algerians captured in Bosnia after the September 11th attacks be freed from Guantanamo. My colleague Chris Boucek does groundbreaking work on counterterrorism and

A Loss of Shared Teleology

Rod Dreher, with a little help from Alasdair MacIntyre, pins the source of the impasse in the gay marriage debate: a loss of a shared teleology, hence much of the