Rant: Why has no one done anything with this Nov. 20, 2002 George W. Bush quotation? Bob Woodward used it in his book and the Washington Post, and I heard Bush saying it on 60 Minutes (It was what turned my lifelong Republican mom against Bush!). I think someone like MoveOn needs to just run [...]
Phil Agre has written an excellent article on Conservatism, both defining what it is and illustrating its opposition to democracy and equality. Liberals in the United States have been losing political debates to conservatives for a quarter century. In order to start winning again, liberals must answer two simple questions: what is conservatism, and what [...]
Posted by Chris in Politics on August 20th, 2004 | Comments Off
OK, a question for the jewelry enthusiasts among you. Does it matter if a diamond was mined in Africa or “manufactured in Florida”:http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.09/diamond.html ? If diamonds stop being expensive and rare, are they still beautiful? Are they still desirable?
…against blog spam, at least. Thanks to “MT-Blacklist”:http://www.jayallen.org/projects/mt-blacklist/ and diligent spam-swatting by our authors, this site has sucessfully repelled thousands of attempts to hijack comments pages. Good job! Now if I could just get something that effective for my e-mail…
Space Daily has an engaging “overview of X Prize progress”:http://www.spacedaily.com/news/xprize-04u.html, including both the trials and the triumphs of the frontrunners. Even the mistakes are exciting, as fun to follow as the series of progressively-more-impressive rocket tests in “October Sky”. Go teams!