Monthly Archives: December 2011

Constitutional Contempt 2012

The authoritarian impulse is alive and well in your modern GOP. The party which in other contexts implores us to hew to the mythical “original” meaning of the constitution, has shown itself during the primary campaign to be utterly contemptuous … Continue reading

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Patients Are Not Consumers

Reason #10,000 why health care is not and never will be a "market" in the free-enterprise sense: Sarah Kliff cites a study that shows people spend far more time researching an appliance or car purchase than they do researching their … Continue reading

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Hamas, Hezbollah Unsure What "Resistance" Even Means Anymore

There are plenty of reasons of morality and justice for Americans to hope for the swift demise of the Syrian regime, and for its smug, chinless leader to be escorted to the dock, followed by a lifelong retirement in prison. … Continue reading

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Foreign Policy Succumbs to the Culture War

One undeniable political trend over the past fifteen years or so is the way in which every policy issue eventually seems to get vaccumed up by the culture war. And once an issue enters the realm of the culture war, … Continue reading

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