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Monthly Archives: December 2007
Roger Kimball has a very good post discussing the perils of benevolence. My favorite passage is this quote from James Fitzjames Stephen’s book Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: The man who works from himself outwards, [Stephen wrote] whose conduct is governed by … Continue reading
From the excellent web comic xkcd:
This is a very interesting discussion of the rise and fall of hyperpowers in history with Professor Amy Chua. (HT: The Smallest Minority) Update: Here’s a link to her book, Day of Empire on Amazon.
Politically correct nativity scene.
Here’s an opinion piece on Fox News by John Lott regarding the recent shooting in a Omaha, Nebraska gun free zone. Nebraska has a concealed carry law, but theirs allows businesses to post no-gun signs that make it illegal to … Continue reading
Must be a lefty…
Read this provocative Mark Steyn article entitled, “The Future Belongs to Islam” published in Maclean’s, Canada’s only national weekly current affairs magazine.
Ted Kennedy’s car has killed more people than my guns