The Washington Post calls Ron Paul’s anti-Santorum ad “misleading.” Why? The ad says Santorum voted to send billions of dollars to dictators. While this is technically true, admits the Post, Santorum had good reason to send that money to those dictators! Then the Post tries to dispute Paul’s claim that Santorum… Read More
Archives for February 2012
Anthony Gregory writes: In 2002 and early 2003, the Bush administration made its case for war with Iraq. There were assertions given about Saddam’s maintenance of weapons of mass destruction and ties to al-Qaeda. What was never said explicitly, however, was that Saddam Hussein was… Read More
The American Civil Liberties Union is encouraging local defiance of the notorious parts of the National Defense Authorization Act. Among other things, its model legislation “prohibits state/local employees from aiding the federal armed forces in any investigation, arrest, detention, or trial of any person within… Read More
“Kevin Gutzman’s James Madison and the Making of America takes what we thought was a familiar story and gives it a fresh and important interpretation that challenges old orthodoxies and helps us better understand important episodes in American history.” Check out the rest of my review of this very significant work.
Beautiful checkmate in 12 moves, against one of the strongest players in the world at the time.
Economist Bob Murphy answers questions submitted via Reddit’s ‘Ask Me Anything.’
This is the guy all the Catholic neocons — of whom there are so many the term is almost a redundancy, I regret to say — tell me I am morally obligated to support. Here he is saying that he’s voted for public funding of… Read More