Doublethink

Aug 20,2006

Cooler heads on global warming

There’s a storm brewing over global warming–or, more accurately, storms aren’t brewing, and that’s causing a storm in itself. People preaching the dangers of global warming predicted that warmer air...

Aug 20,2006

News Radio Toyota

Tomorrow’s Technology Today reports are “brought to you by Toyota” — but so is the news itself. A good half of the Boston radio station WBZ’s technology news segments are...

Aug 13,2006

A necessary moral equivalence

“We are all Lebanese now.” That is not a phrase likely to be heard coming from any American politician or official of either party, much less from any professional pundit....

Aug 13,2006

Complacency: Enemy of the state

“As government increases in quantity, our lives decrease in quality.” That is the thesis of Joel Miller’s Size Matters, a book which received too little attention at its release earlier...

Aug 13,2006

Petty differences?

I read with interest John Rutledge’s article in The Washington Times on AFF’s libertarian vs. conservative debate. In my view, some such confrontations are interesting. But I’d be careful not...

Aug 06,2006

A true inconvenience

President Bush has announced that our nation is addicted to oil, but that isn’t true at all. I am addicted to cigarettes, I am not addicted to water. Yet if...