Parallels

Parallels

Socially conservative Republicans end up visiting prostitutes and/or tapping their feet in airport bathrooms as a means of soliciting homosexual sex much in the same way that redistributionist Democrats seem

What would Popeye Doyle do?

In an orgy of narco-trafficking cinema, I recently watched The French Connection and the Infernal Affairs trilogy (upon which the inferior The Departed was based). Both films are full of

Bill Kristol: Maoist

Not content with being labeled a Trotskyite, Bill Kristol is now aiming for Maoist with a piece in the Weekly Standard entitled, “Let 1,000 Republican Flowers Bloom.” The piece itself

Opera I can live with

I’m not terribly fond of opera…just have never been able to get into it. But this is opera we can all get behind. h/t Pajiba

Prole Arthouse

Prole Arthouse

When it comes to the economy, the news is emphatically Not Good.  The national unemployment rate reached 7.2% in December, and if the loss of over 50,000 jobs announced Monday is

Opposition

Opposition

Yuval Levin has a smart post up about the House Republican reaction to the stimulus bill: When they manage to unify the entire House Republican caucus with David Brooks and

Dept. of funny typos

Matt Yglesias: Just about everywhere, you need a special license of some kind to see booze. [emp mine] Good lord! I break the law every single time I walk past

Atmospheric Hacking

Wired has an interesting write-up of a study comparing the potential of various “climate hacks”–that is, geoengineering schemes for dealing with climate change. These “hacks” essentially fall into two categories: