Charges dropped against jailed parent Robert Small — but the chilling message has been sent.
Is the technological and digital revolution good for us? Astute cultural critic Neil Postman takes on such a complex question in Technopoly. Postman pushes the importance of history while showing us that some people appear to be treating technology as a deity. This is a great read for anyone who has an interest in the [...]
Right now there’s a contest going on for most shameless defender of Islamic fascism. It’s The Atlantic’s Andrew Sullivan vs. Salon’s Glenn Greenwald. And Greenwald just took the lead.
A few hours ago, Greenwald linked to Instapundit’s slam of him and tweeted snarkily:
“Useful Idiots” – Can right-wing war-cheerleaders who think in cliches at least invent new ones [...]
Five deadly words: “Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time.”
Charles Krauthammer has the definitive column on the BP oil spill:
Heres my question: Why are we drilling in 5,000 feet of water in the first place?
Many reasons, but this one goes unmentioned: Environmental chic has driven us out there. As production from the [...]
Just to prove to David Swindle that I take his injunctions against time-wasting debates seriously, I am going to open with a skill-testing question.
I walk into Tiffany’s—flush with blogging income–and purchase their very reasonable 18k Gold Paloma’s Marrakesh Bangle (inspired by the intriguing patterns of Morocco) for $4,950. Later I discover to my horror that [...]