Month: April 27, 2009

Apr 27,2009

More torture blogging

Jim Manzi asks an awfully provocative question — even more so if you actually read his post (which many of his commenters seemed not to have). Every time I try...

Apr 26,2009

Defending the SATs

The cover story of this week’s Weekly Standard is a fantastic piece by Andrew Ferguson on the evolution of the SAT and how reactions to it (and its precusors) reflect...

Apr 23,2009

An idle thought…

What if Barack Obama has been all “forgive and forget” on enhanced interrogations because he knew what the CIA and others were doing all along? He was, after all, on...

Apr 23,2009

Hayden on Waterboarding

Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA, walked a fine line this past Sunday on the question of whether waterboarding is torture. His message seemed to be, “I know...

Apr 22,2009

I’m an angry gorilla

Because shit is getting altogether too heavy in these quarters — Death threats! Calls for socialized medicine! Torture! — allow me to present you with 2:40 of pure joy. Thank...