Missed this on Friday. From the Globe and Mail, via Brian Leiter and Matt Yglesias: The formal announcement Thursday that Canada will refuse any further participation in the controversial U.S. miss
No, not another abortion post–that will be later today. Instead, so that it doesn’t clutter up my 10-best list, a quick note about one of the best pictures of the year. Sideways, now fac
An old Roy Edroso post makes a relevant point: The big news was the historic redress of an old, shameful shortcoming on Oscar’s part. I speak of course of Randy Newman’s Best Song Oscar.
Matt Yglesias: Technically, though, Vancouver isn’t located in Oregon or Washington. Except. . . Vancouver, Washington sits on the north bank of the Columbia River directly across from Portland,
“When uniformity is compromised, then authority no longer holds.” This reminds me of my favorite part of John Holbo’s famous review of Dead Right: This sentiment or intuitio
Stop what you’re doing and read this post. What all of them miss, importantly, is the role of movement leaders — particularly Bush, Cheney, Karl Rove, and the neocons — in encouragi
My reaction to some eastern Washington legislators calling for secession? Don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out. I’d offer cab fare, but your roads are going to disintegra
Credit where due; the Bush administration has found something that Syria is good for. When American torturers don’t get the job done, we give the Syrians a shot: In the fall of 2002 Mr. Arar, a