Intellectuals

I haven’t read this book yet but based on this review, I am adding it to my reading list: In Intellectuals, Paul Johnson’s evisceration of Marx’s empirical work and discussion of Marx’s theories changed my thinking. Arguments that have little factual or a priori support can have lasting and significant influence. The key to attracting adherents is presenting the…

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Safe At Home

Wow, so much new information is coming out now that you would almost think that the media was embargoing any bad news that might hurt Obama in the election. Nah. Benghazi isn’t a scandal, either (read some of the comments to this article). This is from the Washington Post: In other words, you’re not imagining…

A Three Hour Tour

Our erstwhile “friend” and former co-blogger, melfamy (Greg) is offering his opinion of our position on abortion as evidence that we just want to “control” everybody while crying freedom. Even though Greg is a vessel captain, in this he is more like the first mate of the Minnow, just returning from his three hour tour:…