Month: April 22, 2010

Apr 22,2010

Amazon and the sin of profit

Although one would generally describe The New Yorker as a progressive publication, it seems to slip into a reactionary mindset when the interests of the literary establishment are on the...

Apr 21,2010

Two cheers for the NY Times

When I browse the Public Editor’s column in the Sunday Times, I’m generally impressed with his ability to direct substantive criticism at his own employers. On Sunday, Mr. Hoyt observed,...

Apr 21,2010

A magical peace in the Middle East

Bill Clinton on ABC: Half of the energy coming out of all this organization and money-raising for terror comes out of the allegations around the unresolved Palestinian issue. If there...

Apr 21,2010

FOX challenges McCain

Fox News Sunday: WALLACE: What a lot of people see in John McCain these days is a move to the right, a more aggressive posture towards President Obama, that they...

Apr 19,2010

Hunter “Doc” Hayes

It’s 11 p.m., and Hunter “Doc” Hayes is still at work. Not that this is an unusually hectic day for him. At the age of 27, this Texas native has...

Apr 19,2010

Lessons from Right to Left

In the late 1970s, conservatives found themselves seemingly cornered. The economy was in the hands of Keynesians; the radical social ideas of the previous decade had insinuated themselves into the...