By Hobbes | Jan 30, 2008 | 4
This video just gave us the best news we've heard out of the Middle East in a long, long time -- Iraqis are beginning to laugh at their leaders.
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 29, 2008 | 1
If he can't be the president, being one heartbeat away might be nearly as good. How does Obama-Kennedy for President sound?
By Will Offensicht | Jan 25, 2008 | 6
GM found that when you ask for government help, you'd better be careful - you might get what you wish for, and our guys have a track record of losing negotiations.
By Petrarch | Jan 24, 2008 | 14
George W Bush, lambasted as the destroyer of peace in the Middle East, may preside over the most welcome development there since the Second World War.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 23, 2008 | 2
It's possible that nobody will ever be able to build anything of significance again.
By Petrarch | Jan 23, 2008 | 23
Anyone who thinks there is anything Americans cannot or will not do has lost faith in the American people, and is unfit to lead them.
By Will Offensicht | Jan 22, 2008 | 5
Rich people are voting with their feet: they're grabbing their wallets and running away.
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 Demosthenes | Jan 21, 2008 | 20
In many ways, Martin Luther King was a good man - certainly a highly intelligent man. Well read, well spoken, influential well beyond his life. But equal to all the Presidents of the nation?