A Confluence of Outrages

There are two current themes in the news (and the blogosphere) that, I would argue, are more alike than different.  That this is not immediately apparent to us does not bode well for the future of the Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. On the one hand, the Republicans are bloviating about the...

What Will An Obama White House Look Like?

It’s a little ironic, really.  While Bush’s first term was marked by the bullying of hardcore ideologues, and set a course for this country that was ultimately dangerous and depraved, I have noticed that in the waning days and months of the Bush administration the telltale signs of at least some...