Posts from May, 2012
This month, the United Nations revived a latent desire to wrest control of the Internet away from the United States. Congress, the State Department, and Americans of all political stripes should join with those who revere free expression and steadfastly oppose the scheme…. ›› Read on National Review Online
In recent weeks, much hay has been made of Elizabeth Warren’s claim to an American Indian background, in favor of which proposition the candidate has presented as evidence her mother’s stories, her family’s high cheekbones, and, perhaps most risibly, her contributions to the 1984 Pow Wow Chow cookbook. As yet, nobody seems to have picked up a copy of the volume and prepared any of the “Cherokee” meals that Warren submitted under her name. Intrigued by the prospect, I thought I’d do just that…. ›› Read on National Review Online
I couldn’t find a good US-based 2012 UEFA European Football Championship iCal calendar, so I made one. Feel free to download this and share it around. All times are U.S. Eastern Standard Time.
Unexpected names appear on short lists from time to time, but few were as surprising as Piers Morgan’s, which somehow squeaked its way into the running to replace the retiring Larry King’s on CNN’s prime-time evening show Tonight and then inexplicably beat out the competition. On the announcement of such, Americans who pay attention to these things might well have asked themselves, “Who?” To British observers, however, so stupefying was the choice that one could not help but wonder aloud if Morgan had lobbied for the position solely in order to get himself out of England. Across the Atlantic, his name rather lives, to put it delicately, in the mud…. ›› Read on National Review Online