By Will Offensicht | Feb 4, 2008 | 2
It's easy to see why Ted Kennedy would try to wrap Mr. Obama in the tattered mantle of his older brother, but is that a robe Mr. Obama should wear?
By Will Offensicht | Jan 31, 2008 | 14
Public education has gotten rid of the consequences of failure for both teachers and students, so of course very little education takes place.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 29, 2008 | 8
Crackpots are thick on the ground and we can't fund them all. How do we decide which upcoming genius/crackpot to fund? Einstein didn't have any peers; he would never have passed "peer review."
By Will Offensicht | Jan 23, 2008 | 2
It's possible that nobody will ever be able to build anything of significance again.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 22, 2008 | 2
Government ought to be able to help the economy - assuming that politicians want the economy to grow and assuming that the government is able to do what the politicians promise.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 18, 2008 | 20
We don't disparage the motives of politicians, they have the same motives we do. We don't distrust the motives of bureaucrats, we trust them all too well.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 16, 2008 | 19
Why can't we Americans buy cheap cars? The cheapest car in the US costs about $20,000, about 8 times the cost of Tata's offering.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 15, 2008 | 9
Bush-bashers hate to admit it, but a smaller percentage of active-duty military personnel died during both Bush administrations than during the Reagan and Carter administrations.
By Will Offensicht | Dec 29, 2007 | 9
Of course Mr. Musharraf doesn't want to share power. Who does? Does The Times want to share power and influence with the LA Times or with the Washington Post? Of course not.
By Kermit Frosch | Dec 7, 2007 | 3
The Trust doesn't answer to anybody anymore. They don't even have to be right.