Author: Daniel Kennelly

Mar 06,2009

Andrew’s Ignatius Reilly Impression

Just happened across this absurd little pot-shot on Sullivan’s site: If you fully understand the deep connection between Christianist politics and wild-ass porn and illicit sex, you won’t be surprised....

Mar 06,2009

War on Charity?

For the past few days I’ve been reading and pondering Conor Clarke’s mild dislike of the idea that the government ought to encourage philanthropic giving. (Hell, it’s not just a...

Feb 24,2009

World’s Smallest Radio

It’s made from a single carbon nanotube. It “tunes in a broadcast signal, amplifies it, converts it to an audio signal and then sends it to an external speaker in...

Feb 11,2009

Lippmann’s Law

I’m not as prepared as Damir is to take for granted, even temporarily, Christian Brose’s statement that “we should not allow resources to determine strategy” in Afghanistan. Every time I...

Feb 06,2009

Is This a Recantation?

Andrew Sullivan: …[I]t is important to note up-front when McCarthyite slurs of bigotry are spread around like so much confetti. It cheapens them. Indeed it does.

Feb 05,2009

He Blinded Me with Science

I’m heartened to see that the Obama Administration is following through on its promise to “restore science to its rightful place.” But apparently its rightful place involves wildly exaggerating climate...