Tea Parties: like Kryptonite to Marvel


From “Captain America #1″
Well, that didn’t take long:
In the latest issue of Captain America, issue 602, current Captain America, Bucky Barnes and The Falcon are attempting to infiltrate a group called “The Watchdogs”, an anti-government militia group that has begun to swell in its numbers as of late.  (…)
Cap and Falcon are observing an anti-tax [...]

Lord of the Rings Commentary by Howard Zinn & Noam Chomsky


If we were living in Middle Earth what would Zinn and Chomsky’s political commentary sound like?
McSweeney’s presents the unused DVD commentary recorded by Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky for The Fellowship of the Ring (platinum series extended edition, natch):
Chomsky: A terrible thing the Orcs do here, isn’t it? They destroy nature. But again, what have [...]

David Brooks: Obama is the Pragmatic Leviathan – NYTimes.com


When I was in college, I was assigned “Leviathan,” by Thomas Hobbes. On the cover was an image from the first edition of the book, published in 1651. It shows the British nation as a large man. The people make up the muscles and flesh. Then at the top, there is the king, who is […]

It’s now Democrat vs. Democrat on health care – AP


It’s one of the oldest spectator sports in American politics: Democrat vs. Democrat. Welcome to the health care overhaul edition. With just days remaining to prove that they can meet a self-imposed Christmas deadline and pass President Barack Obama’s signature initiative through the Senate, Democrats seeking a rendezvous with history instead detoured to an intraparty […]

Christmas Reading – by Thomas Sowell


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Some superb books you can give as Christmas presents.

The Truth Behind Climategate and Hopenhagen


The December 7th edition of PBS’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook is devoted t0 Climategate, public opinion on global warming, and the Climate Change Conference taking place in Copenhagen. Ashbrook’s guests included Juliet Eilperin, an environmental reporter at The Washington Post.
Ashbrook skewed the entire segment at the very beginning of the broadcast by musing
“Will Climategate derail Copenhagen?  [...]

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