Friday, November 13, 2009

Much of my so-called work here of late is aggregating what is already in the ether. One of the bulletins worth repeating is that the Center for Responsive Politics has found that 44% of our Congress is composed of multi-millionaires.

The people at GQ also have an interview up with Scott Horton, who has done a lot of work uncovering the ongoing US drone strikes into Pakistan.

NASA reports that it found at least several gallons worth of water on the Moon.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Twenty years ago this week, the Iron Curtain came down and millions of people were liberated from Soviet tyranny. It was an end to intercontinental paranoia and fear of nuclear annihilation at the hands of ideological fanatics. It is good that we all now inhabit this utopian end of history in which the Free World has nothing more to fear from totalitarianism.