Zeitgeist

How the Free Speech Movement Stopped Moving

How the Free Speech Movement Stopped Moving

This month marks 50 years since Mario Savio stood atop a police car at UC Berkeley...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Notorious, Censorious, and Vainglorious Headlines THOUGHT...

Looking Back

The Despot Within

The Despot Within

The late Jean-Claude Duvalier, better known as Baby Doc, played only a small part...

High Life

Neocon Cowards and Russian Ingrates

Neocon Cowards and Russian Ingrates

The time-honored saying that England’s great battles have been won on the...

How-To

10 Ways to Tell You’re an Alcoholic

10 Ways to Tell You’re an Alcoholic

The Lord provides many clear signs that you have become a severe alcoholic. If you...

Idiocracy

Bad Book Week

Bad Book Week

Banned Book Week has come and gone, and once again the flood of articles...

Rude Remarks

Pardon Me, Gents: Of Quintus Curtius

Pardon Me, Gents: Of Quintus Curtius

It’s taken me a few weeks to work up the gall to write about the pseudonymous...

Derbtown

Quarterly Potpourri

Quarterly Potpourri

Zero Shades of Gray.  The U.S. Supreme Court punted on homosexual “marriage”...

Lit Crit

A New Caste Society

A New Caste Society

Last week I looked at the multiple ironies of the young Barack Obama’s...

The Take

Come on in, the Plague Is Fine

Come on in, the Plague Is Fine

People are afraid of Ebola, and they have a right to be—but they also need to...

Warshington

Can America Fight a Thirty Years’ War?

Can America Fight a Thirty Years’ War?

“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is...

Hollywood

The Most Sensible Guy in the Room

The Most Sensible Guy in the Room

Irving Kristol (sort of) said, “A conservative is a liberal who’s been...

Scandal

Ebola As Seen Through Ebonics

Ebola As Seen Through Ebonics

Our crumbling and fidgety nation is still reeling from last week’s news that a...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Stimulating, Discriminating, and Self-Incriminating...

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