Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum is an odd entry into the pantheon of Kentucky heroes: Most of them, however, know him as Sheik Mo, a horseman who for nearly 25 years has arrived each year at Blue
Brad’s Battlestar Galactica article reminded me of this gem (discovered by Scott) from Jonah Goldberg,written in response to episode 2-17: In a society scientifically so much more advanced, it s
John Cole notes a profoundly embarrassing installment in the conservative war on aesthetics by Erick Erickson, who mocks the “‘it’s just fiction’ defense” of Jim Webb.
Via Juan Cole, we read of a minister from Houston who is running around the country insisting that Republicans need to be defeated because George W. Bush is delaying the Second Coming; this runs upstr
The more I read, the more I’m dubious about the apparent coming increase in gender segregation in K-12 schools. Neil reminds us of The Happy Feminist’s terrific post this summer on the sub
Waterboarding–now officially endorsed by the Vice President of the United States (whether his lackeys lie about it or not)–is, in fact, torture. Lederman and Balkin explain in detail. I al
Erik identifies the most objectionable thing offered up by a Hitchens in his New Yorker profile; he’s become pathetic enough that it’s hard to dislike him entirely. I like Mimi Smartypants
I think I can speak for nearly everyone in wishing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a happy 50th birthday (which he would be celebrating, of course, if he abided by the Gregorian rather than the Islamic calendar).