Obama and attorney-general Eric Holder have decided to remain in breach of the Geneva Conventions and be complicit themselves in covering up the war crimes of their predecessors--which means, of course, that those of us who fought for Obama’s election precisely because we wanted a return to the rule of law were conned.
key for CPI is that it is still below the government target for the year. The question is whether this is a reflection of a wider slowing of the economy
The concern is what's happening on the inflation side, and how much scope that gives for possibly easing or stimulating from the government, although I think the government is happy to see a reduction in growth to move the economy from an export-driven one to a domestic consumption oneMore quotes »
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A Monster In Paris
does not live by long Hayek posts alone! Take this TLS piece on Frankenstein (via Andrew Sullivan ). I love this stuff. I haven’t read the books being reviewed, but differences between the 1818 and 1831 editions of Frankenstein are a hobbyhorse of mine. It 1:15 AM from Crooked Timber Read more »
Andrew Sullivan Has It Exactly Right!
now rekindled civil sectarian war? So far as I can tell, this president has done nothing illegal, unethical or even wrong." - Andrew Sullivan, responding to Peggy Noonan's claim that "We are in the midst of the worst Washington scandal since Watergate." from David Mixner Read more »
This is so the worst thing you're going to read all day.
this is also a direct quote from the piece: The first known mention of gay marriage is an article ("Here Comes the Groom" by Andrew Sullivan) commissioned by me and published in this magazine in 1989. And I would bet that there is no one born before 1989, from Shakesville Read more »
The Biggest Obama Scandals Are Proven and Ignored
Noonan's claim in The Wall Street Journal that "we are in the midst of the worst Washington scandal since Watergate," Andrew Sullivan steps forward to defend Pres. Obama's honor. "Can she actually believe this?," he asks incredulously. "Has this president from The Atlantic Read more »
Why race as a biological construct matters
the world isn’t talking, and I think perhaps it might be useful for people if I stepped a bit into this discussion between Andrew Sullivan and Ta-Nehisi Coates specifically. My primary concern is that here we have two literary intellectuals arguing about a from Discover Magazine Read more »