Month: March 9, 2010

Mar 09,2010

Like something out of "The Wire"

Via Will at the League, I see this great, rousing story about a neighborhood in Detroit trying to defend itself from criminals: Some hire middle-school kids as drug couriers, training...

Mar 09,2010

Liberal Fascism! Dig it!

Sean Penn, on journalists who describe Hugo Chavez as a “dictator“: Because every day, this elected leader [Hugo Chavez] is called a dictator here, and we just accept it. And...

Mar 08,2010

Mo'Nique and "politics"

There seems to be some confusion over what Mo’Nique meant last night in her acceptance speech for best supporting actress. During the speech, she said something about the work being...

Mar 08,2010

“Fundamental” “Rights”

One of the reasons I always look askance when someone describes a policy position in terms of fundamental rights is this ridiculous story and others like it: The poll, which...

Mar 07,2010

Oscar predictions!

I’m late with these because I’ve been incredibly busy. You can check out an in-depth discussion of the Oscars over at The League between Will, Freddie and I if you’d...