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(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, May 3, 2011 Obama, Osama and the Making of a Martyr
No matter how inevitable bin Laden's death may have been, we should be careful not to characterize it as a victory. At minimum, his story serves to illuminate our own failure to create an equitable society in which violent ideologies hold no influence. Yet in a more practical sense, we must understand that his death does nothing to erase his ideas and may contrarily serve to strengthen his adherent's resolve.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Bin Laden's Dirty Underwear and Civilian-Based Defense
Thanks to programs like New York City's "See Something, Say Something' campaign, all terrorists need to do is leave a harmless bag of underwear lying around in order to cause mass panic, disrupt commerce and distract law enforcement.
(5 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 23, 2010 Rand Paul and the Hypocrisy of Mainstream Libertarians
At it's core, Libertarianism is ostensibly concerned with personal liberty and freedom. However, its modern incarnation appears far more concerned with scoring cheap political points while championing corporate interests over the rights of individuals. Dr. Rand Paul's media debacles last week have served to further expose the movement's hypocrisy.
SHARE Thursday, July 5, 2007 It's good to be King
Commuting Libby's sentence in not only hypocritical cronyism at its worst, but also may cause irreparable harm to our criminal justice system.
SHARE Friday, June 22, 2007 The New 1% Doctrine
In a war of diminished expectations in Iraq, a 1% victory may prove newsworthy, but at what cost?
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, March 27, 2007 There are more than two options for Iran!
The Bush administration's dichotomous framing of national security has indelibly tainted public debate on Iran and is preventing liberals from addressing a potentially legitimate threat.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 15, 2007 The Tragedy of FOX News Comedy
Conservatives should think twice before venturing into comedy - they already have one fake news show, why do another?
SHARE Wednesday, November 15, 2006 Fox News Loves Terrorism
If FOX News "leaked" a memo implying terrorists are rejoicing in a Democratic victory, maybe it is because Murdhock is afraid that the Democrats may subvert FOX's raison d'etre.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, June 21, 2006 So Rush lied. Again. So what?
Calling Rush out on his lies may be the duty of any left-leaning fact-checker. But without a proactive means of reaching his audience, we will only further alienate the open-minded among his flock.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, June 16, 2006 Amnesty for Iraqi Insurgents may be Our Best Hope
Progressives should not be too quick to denounce amnesty. Done with wisdom and prudence, as well as equal participation, amnesty may represent our best hope of staunching the damage in this disastrous war.
SHARE Friday, June 9, 2006 Hands off whose Internet?
Network Neutrality is not about regulating the internet, it's about regulating the big telecoms who are behaving like petulant children