There’s Another Reason They Don’t Want To Talk About The Economy

The McCain campaign has been more than clear that they don’t want to talk about the economy.  Ostensibly this is because by default the Democratic party and Barack Obama are generally more trusted on the subject.  However, there is another reason why they don’t want to talk about the economy;...

The Fabulous Condi v Darth Cheney et al: A Fable From Hindsight

What with the Fabulous Condi ginning up a photo-op-centered “Mid-East Summit” in Annapolis intended to provide pictures-without-words (or results) to make it look like Bush is, you know, doing something about The Palestinian Problem, the NYT thought it would be a good time to excerpt not one but...

Quote of the Day: Bitter And Distorted

The Iraq war was probably doomed from the start. And while [Lt. General Ricardo] Sanchez couldn’t have won the war, he could have contributed less to its loss. And this is what Sanchez’s account never grapples with: The proposition that a war likely to fail shouldn’t be fought. That...

One Inconvenient Truth About Michael Medved: He’s An Imbecile

The title says it all: “Six inconvenient truths about the U.S. and slavery”. Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is, a revisionist ‘essay’ on slavery – and yes, it’s as bad as (if not worse than) you’d expect, considering the source. Apparently erstwhile movie...