What the West Virginia mining tragedy teaches about the perils of industry and government overreach.
The above image of KFC’s forthcoming “Double Down” sandwich is no different from pornography. Some people make look at it with joy and anticipation. Others will be repulsed.
In the debate about pornography Paul Cooper and I don’t really have a meaningful disagreement. We’re both share the position that government should not try and prosecute [...]
After his years of association with MSNBC, following tenure at Rolling Stone & Mother Jones, it should come as no surprise that Eric Alterman would tweet and ostensibly believe this:
stupid people are defining what people know about global warming http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2010/04/ta040810.html
and thank God that we have professional progressives like Alterman and his pals at Media Matters [...]
Image courtesy of Bosch Fawstin
This looks great at first glance, but as with so many of these kinds of initiatives, it looks less and less good the more one examines it.
The focus seems to be entirely upon a fatwa issues by Ibn Taymiyya. Taqi al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328) was a jurist [...]