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Political Asylum — October 9, 2012, 12:25 pm
“Who knew it was going to be the Skypilot himself, Flight Chief Obama, scrambling for the eject button while the rest of us tried to batter down the cockpit door and force him back into his seat?”
Political Asylum — October 4, 2012, 10:14 am
After watching the first presidential debate, it’s hard not to wonder whether Barack Obama genuinely wants to remain in office.
Political Asylum — October 3, 2012, 3:05 pm
“The presidential debate in Denver this evening is supposed to be exclusively about domestic policy. But in today’s New York Times, we read that 'advisers said he would try to broaden the argument against Obama’s job performance by raising questions about how his administration handled the attack on a diplomatic mission last month in Libya that killed four Americans.'”
Political Asylum — October 2, 2012, 11:33 am
A sampling of topics we're not likely to hear discussed at the first, “domestic” presidential debate. These are the questions that, if they are somehow asked, we can expect both candidates to strenuously avoid answering.
Political Asylum — October 1, 2012, 3:27 pm
Mark Lilla says he's a centrist Democrat who was “relieved” to observe Obama's “political liberalism and instinctual conservatism.” But which of the social programs generated by the Great Society's legislative “overreach” does he so object to?
Percentage change since 1993 in the annual sales of vinyl records in the United States:
When Pacific parrotlets fly within a truck, the truck becomes lighter, by an amount equal to the weight of the birds, as their wings rise. The truck becomes heavier, by twice the weight of the birds, on the downbeats.
Zakir Naik, an Indian television preacher who has repeatedly said that 9/11 was an “inside job” orchestrated by former U.S. president George W. Bush, was given the King Faisal international prize by Saudi Arabia for “service to Islam.”
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“He could be one of a million beach-bound, black-socked Florida retirees, not the man who, by some odd happenstance of life, possesses the brain of Albert Einstein — literally cut it out of the dead scientist's head.”