Politics

Hey, I’ve got opinions just like anybody else. However, I do restrict my commentary to matters in which I have some degree of information. I think that you will find my commentary well-informed and closely-reasoned. That does not, of course, mean that you will agree with it. Either way, I hope you enjoy it.


A politically sophisticated election
Thoughts on the eve of war
The doom of President Bush
All in a day’s work
Was America founded on Judeo-Christian principles?
Hiroshima and 9/11
Mr. Bush is doubly doomed
Looking for a reasonable Bush supporter
A {fable | history} of {America | Athens}
Evolution and politics
A shot to the heart of libertarianism
The differences between liberal bloggers and conservative bloggers
A rant against American cowards
Why Iraq will not soon have a stable democracy
A basic explanation of the science behind climate change
A denunciation of the arguments against climate change
More on Global Warming Denial
“ClimateGate” and the denialists
A fantasy: how would I change the government if I had the power to do so?
The price of rejecting rationalism
A new solution to the problem of disposing of radioactive waste
Superdogs 
an oddball scheme for making better dogs
Oslo and “Blameless Responsibility”
Time’s Man of the Year
We are all Pleistocene hunter-gatherers
The disintegration of the American body politic
Hate
Post Election Thoughts
Intellectual Cowards
A National Identification System
A Beleaguered Hero
How to Fix the Senate (assuming we had the political will to try)
Government Spying
Redistribution: Rights versus Security
Professional Climate Change Deniers
The Revolt Against Modernity
Violence Begets Violence
The Lies of Rick Cina
Social Identity
Progress Leads to Extinction
The “One Size Fits All” Solution
The American Century is over
How to Legally Secede from the Union
The Crisis of Legitimacy
The Next Four Years
Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
The Costs of Climate Change