Archive for November, 2006

Strategically add a letter “c” to that title and suddenly it sounds like an idiot’s idea of a mixed drink, don’t it? And I bet the combo on said-idiot’s luggage is 1-2-3-4-5 . But I’m not talking about alcohol , from a recent appearance on Leno:   I don’t think he’s a great man but […]

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So raves are now crackhouses. Ok. This really should conflict with the devout, government-smashing inflexible libertoid that I am . Unless it’s the ideology that says you’re allowed to attack post office boxes that give you funny looks. But aside from that, I really should be up in classically liberal arms about this whole gross […]

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Steven Den Beste is fond of saying that Bush repeatedly gives his enemies the very rope to hang themselves with, and I think he’s usually right in that assessment. One of the mainstays of Bush political strategy has been to wait a situation out, not show his hand, and let those that are opposed to […]

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Note: This is part 4 of a continuing series of my experiences in PoliSci 137B, taught by A.J. Gregor.Today, we began to cover what Gregor called “the core material” of the class. That is, we actually started talking significantly about China itself rather than concepts such as Capitalism, Imperialism, Marxism or Fascism in general. One […]

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. Seeing an extra 50 minutes or so of footage added to the already impressive 3 hour movie gave me at least one good reason why I could never be a movie director. If I was ever working on telling a story I cared about, I’d simply fall too in love with the material and […]

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