Re: Scheiber’s Creative History

Jonathan points out the logical fallacy underlying Scheiber’s piece for The New Republic. There are (at least) two other problems with the piece: another logical fallacy, and a factual mistake. The second ...

Do Androids Stay Up All Night Eating Food?

This is the future . . . of food: NASA is funding research into 3D-printed food. Mechanical engineer Anjan Contractor received a $125,000 grant from the agency to build a prototype 3D printer ...

Gaylord Perry Isn’t Barry Bonds

In early issues of National Review, readers were treated to debates over Abraham Lincoln’s place in American history, especially in relation to the growth of the federal government that occurred ...

Rutgers’ Basketball Coach Abuses His Players

There’s isn’t much more to add to this video (courtesy of ESPN) of Rutgers coach Mike Rice physically and verbally abusing his players: http://www.youtube.com/embed/IVoOtpDuZwA Of course, no one is shocked that a ...

Happy Passover

During a press conference held by President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu last week in Jerusalem, the president referenced Benjamin Netanyahu’s late brother, Yoni, and the letters that he wrote. Yoni, ...

A Defense of Consultants

Conservatives aren’t too happy about Republican political consultants. NRO’s John Fund reported from CPAC on conservative dissatisfaction with consultants: “Newt Gingrich bashed them for being ‘out of step,’ Sarah Palin ...

Why Matt Yglesias Is Wrong on Medicare Part D

Matt Yglesias has a post responding to Paul Howard’s oped in Bloomberg View about Medicare Part D. (If that’s not enough to get you excited, then I don’t what will.) Howard’s argument ...
Politics & Policy

President Amirahmadi?

The next president of the Islamic Republic of Iran lives in a large and beautiful home in central New Jersey. He speaks English with only the slightest accent, and hanging ...