Detroit media outlets reporting Yankees have acquired Ivan Rodriguez. No word on what the Tigers got. While obviously not close to the player he was in his prime, IRod is an exactly average AL hitter
A top government research scientist I know has a theory about the “obesity epidemic.” Dr. X isn’t allowed to speak on the record to the media about X’s work without getting per
In more ordinary times this would be a very big scandal indeed, but the Bush administration has made flagrant lawbreaking at the highest levels of government very much a dog bites man story. One brill
Press release this morning from the McCain campaign: For Immediate ReleaseContact: Press OfficeMonday, July 28, 2008703-650-5550ARLINGTON, VA — Today, Chief Warrant Officer (4th class) Michael J
He would be Todd Jones, i.e., he would (1) Inexplicably be handed a series of very important high-paying jobs; where he would (2) Suck at them; yet (3) Continue to get promoted; thereby destroying (4)
As Jack Balkin points out, for both “legal” and “political” reasons it’s unlikely that any U.S. court will prosecute war crimes committed by members of the Bush administr
A surprising development (to me at least) has been the mass media’s recent rehabilitation of Tommie Smith and John Carlos. The same cultural institutions that almost universally excoriated the t
If you’ve never seen Joy Nash’s awesome Fat Rant you should do so soon.