Twitter will vanquish every tyrant

Jon Last sharply questions the Twitter-euphoria generated by recent events in Tehran. In spite of rose-tinted predictions that historians would celebrate Twitter’s liberation of Iran and the beginning of a



For reasons I can’t quite describe, this story about people cutting back on spending (or to be more precise, what people aren’t cutting back on) infuriated me: “I’m not giving

Woodstock Nostalgia

If I see one more self-indulgent baby-boomer “Hey, remember when we were awesome” piece about the 40th anniversary of Woodstock I’m blowing my brains out. Dear lord: When will these

Howard Dean’s warning for Obama

Howard Dean on ABC This Week: If you’re not going to have a public option, don’t pretend you’re doing health care reform. Should Obama take this seriously, or will the

Flying rabbis battle swine flu

A cost effective approach to health care: Dozens of rabbis and Kabbalah mystics armed with ceremonial trumpets took to the skies over Israel on Monday to battle the swine flu