So recent you can still taste the bile
- Campus protests against the ACLU?
- The arc of his life vindicated his moral critics, conservative and feminist
- Hidden (and illegal) bailouts to insurance companies
- Passive observers of the polarization?
- The new normal: antagonisms, inflamed
- The 2nd & passionate non-sequiturs
- True socialism
- The dogma lives loudly in you
- The “New Coke” of domestic policy initiatives
- It’s easy to forget that both major parties are hot messes at the moment.
Tag Archives: Book Reviews
In case you missed it 2 months ago, this is an interesting book review that seems especially apropos now: (I)n this brave new world of executive government, parliamentary systems “better protect political freedom”: “An American is apt to think that … Continue reading
Nature may get great PR but “does not want us to have a life expectancy of seventy-five or an infant mortality below 1 percent.” To survive and prosper humanity needs technology and the energy that powers it, and every form … Continue reading
Scott Johnson reviews this new (and timely) book from a professor at Columbia Law School and concludes: Obama’s exercise of prerogative power is not progressive, it’s a throwback to the British Monarchy. The author, a distinguished scholar specializing in legal … Continue reading
This review of Why Marx Was Right is from almost 2 years ago. It came to mind while listening to this more generous review of a new book, Karl Marx – A Nineteenth Century Life, in which the author argues … Continue reading
Escape from Utopia September 29, 2012 12:00 A.M. Utopian rhetoric is so commonplace in our political life that we scarcely question or even notice it. Part of Charles Kesler’s achievement in I Am the Change is to help us see … Continue reading
Ari Schulman reviews two books in the WSJ and argues that “Those on both left and right who invoke ‘science’ as a cover for political positions actually undermine public trust in science.” Amen to that. Once you start cherry-picking results … Continue reading
National Review / Digital articles. The Marriage Mess July 12, 2012 12:00 A.M. The debate over whether to recognize same-sex relationships as marriages is among the most sensitive, difficult, and important in American public life. Sensitive, because it addresses real … Continue reading