"There are men, in all ages, who mean to exercise power usefully; but who mean to exercise it. They mean to govern well; but they mean to govern. They promise to be kind masters; but they mean to be masters." Daniel Webster

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Bachmann's Crusade

Shikha Dalmia looks at the presidential candidate's latest tactic.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Flair's Agent Responds

Apparently, he hasn't read Flair's book, where the Nature boy himself says he has alcoholic cardiomyopathy.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Mass Transit

The private sector delivers.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The Rock and Jerry Bruckheimer Team Up

We can only hope this will be as good as "Learning the Ropes."

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The Republican Reading List

The Washington Post looks at what the GOP's presidential contenders (say they) are reading.

Monday, August 22, 2011

RIP to the Wrestling Rabbi

Rafael Halperin was a noted Torah scholar and founder of Israel's largest optometry chain. He was also, briefly, a pro wrestling star in the 1950s in the Northeast United States. But with all due respect to the rabbi, the claims that he didn't do worked matches is hooey. There's video of him out there on Youtube, and he appears to have been pretty talented.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Meltdown

I just finished Tom Woods' book on the financial crisis/recession. It's an excellent primer for the lay audience on exactly what went wrong and what continues to go wrong.

Friday, August 19, 2011

UFC on Fox

Dave Meltzer has the details of the new network deal.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

It Takes Balls to Execute an Innocent Man

Texas Gov. Rick Perry likely presided over the execution of an innocent man. When Kay Bailey Hutchison challenged him in the 2010 primary, she considered raising that issue, but a focus group of Republican voters found that killing innocent people actually impressed them.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011

Saturday, August 13, 2011

The Fuhrer Principle

Mario Rizzo looks at how tired the left has become of democracy.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Obama and Hoover

Jonathan Bean compares two presidents.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Left and Right Now Agree on Obama

The latest from Dalton's own Kyle Wingfield.

Home Prices Fall Again

We haven't seen the end of this.

Catch-22 at 50

The Cato Institute observes the 50th anniversary of the novel by posting an interview it did with Joseph Heller many years ago.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Tom Renesto - The Original Heel Promoter

Arrest First

Figure out if a crime has been committed later.

Still Longing for Camelot

Gene Healy looks at the remaining Obamaphiles.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

He's Forgotten Everything Ayn Rand Taught Him

Alan Greenspans says the United States won't default on its debt because it can always print more money.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Lemonade Stands and Immigrants

Conor Freidersdorf looks at what they have in common.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Glamour Is Fading

Virginia Posttrel looks at Barack Obama's lack of charisma.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011

From Serbia to Cape Cod

Jamie Kirchik reports that American students just can't hack it when it comes to seasonal work.

Texas Pride

One man has it.
HT: Radley Balko.

The Return of Salty Soup

Health nazis pressured Campbell's into reducing the salt in its canned soups. Customers didn't like it. Now, as Radley Balko notes, Campbell's is bringing back the salt.

Georgia Restaurants

They are reporting labor shortages.