Category: General

Home / (Page 2735)

Whatta Card

By
|
In General
|
On May 25, 2005
As you all know, I am a connoisseur of right-Stalinist film criticism; some healthy fanboy seasoning, even better. So I was very happy to see Lance uncover the Revenge of the Sith pensees of Mr. Orson Scott Card, a man who makes Michael Medved look like James Agee. He did not disappoint. I don’t mean, […]

More compromise

By
|
On May 24, 2005

Glad to see I’m not alone in my reaction. Kos is making the case for it, and of course if he is correct that this gets us a signifigantly less noxious SC justice in the long run, than I’ll

Shorter "Compromise"

By
|
In General
|
On May 24, 2005
This is about right. As near as I can figure, the GOP gets their worst nominees through, gives up nothing whatsoever (and, no, I don’t count vague promises as “something”), and we don’t get the nuclear option, which would at least allow the Dems to kill the filibuster. What’s the upside here? UPDATE: I have […]

The compromise

By
|
On May 23, 2005

This is a completely instant reaction with no reflection, but it doesn’t seem that great to me. It’s not like appellate court judges don’t have a real impact. I’ll be happier i

LGM Template Changes

By
|
In General
|
On May 23, 2005
Expect minor visual changes this week. The most consequential, going into effect within the next hour or so, will be a switch to light as the default background. This reflects the apparently overwhelming preference of our readers. However, if you typically view LGM with light background, you’ll need to click “light” again to reset the […]

A Liberal Blog?

By
|
On May 23, 2005

I have no desire to refight the Tacitus war here, or to contribute to the skirmishes in that war which have taken place at Daily Kos and other locations. Due fairness to the other side, however, manda

NASCAR Projectors

By
|
In General
|
On May 23, 2005
Roy Edroso notes that Glenn Reynolds linked to a review of a couple books about NASCAR that was, indeed, bad enough to be a cover story of the Times book review (and apparently they ran out of books by or about Times employees to put on the cover.) The thing is, though, Reynolds completely misinterprets […]

Karzai

By
|
On May 22, 2005

The New York Times headline reads U.S. Memo Faults Afghan Leader on Heroin Fight. It ought to read U.S. Memo Finds that Hamid Karzai is Neither Stupid nor Insane. Some policymakers in this administrat

It is main inner container footer text