Much to my surprise, less than a year after the Dover decision, there’s a new Inquisition out there. And guess what? It ain’t being launched by the Discovery Institute. Ed Brayton, as tireless a blogger as there is on the importance of science education, is on the case: …I reject the notion that belief in… Continue reading
Two posts with some interesting facts.
It’s too bad that Dan Shaughnessy Watch is closing down. But lest we forget…I’m posting today’s final offering to remember just how dreadful a journalist the Boston Globe’s “top” sports writer really is: The CHB outdoes himself today, flip-flopping all over the sports page like a netted cod. He criticizes the Red Sox for overspending… Continue reading
George Will gets it right: About $2.6 billion was spent on the 468 House and Senate races. Scandalized? Don’t be. Americans spend that much on chocolate every two months. But although Republicans had more money, its effectiveness was blunted because Democrats at last practiced what they incessantly preach to others — diversity. Diversity of thought,… Continue reading
The Republicans in Congress got what they deserve. And here at home, that’s a good thing. Still, I feel bound to quote this in full, should two years from now or later we have cause to return to this assessment, one that I feel more than possible: Those people who were serious about criticizing Rumsfeld… Continue reading