Month: September 21, 2009

Sep 21,2009

Gates: I’m a hawk on missile defense

Cheers went up from the liberal side when Obama canceled Bush-era plans for missile defense sites in Poland and the Czech Republic. But is there a hawkish logic for the...

Sep 20,2009

Town halls: Better late than never

This great story from Mary Katherine Ham came out a few weeks ago, but is still very worth reading. MK takes a systematic look at violent incidents at town halls...

Sep 19,2009

Open minds are a terrible thing to waste

My brother is a very open-minded guy. He a computer guy, so when it comes to politics, his approach is to take nothing for granted, listen extensively, and weigh the...

Sep 18,2009

Irving Kristol, 1920-2009

The Weekly Standard is reporting that Irving Kristol has died. Very sad. Still his best one-liner: “A neoconservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality.” Wrapped up in...

Sep 16,2009

Pony rides

Matt Labash, a/k/a America’s Greatest National Treasure, on why modern women love Mad Men: Remember the episode from Season 1, in which Roger rides one of those redheaded twins around...