What rights are we talking about?

I’ve been kicking around Freddie’s post on Roman Polanski for a few days now, and I’m still not sure what to make of it. We went back and forth on 

Wait, I’m confused

Wait, I’m confused

So, we’re not supposed to bomb the Iranian nuclear facilities because this will cause the Iranian people — who, I am routinely told, are remarkably pro-western and anti-mullah — to

Why are bureaucrats so dumb?

I don’t mean to be overly general; I’m sure there are many bureaucrats with above-average intelligence. It just seems that none of these smart people actually work for the Washington

Weaksauce

Weaksauce

Shockingly, the Iranians have gone behind everyone’s back and built another nuclear reactor, the sole purpose of which seems to be to produce the necessary material for a nuclear weapon.

Disappearing Colleges?

Ezra links to this Washington Monthly story by Kevin Carey asking if colleges will go the way of the newspaper: StraighterLine is the brainchild of a man named Burck Smith, an

The old media are the new media

Terry Teachout revisits the late 1940s, when television was the new kid on the block and big radio was headed over a cliff like a corporate lemming: Everybody in America

A live boy or a dead girl

Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards famously said “The only way I can lose is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy.” Well, it looks