Human Exceptionalism

Occupy Denver Elects Shelby the Dog as Leader

First it was Caligula appointing the horse, “the noble Incitatus” as a Senator. Now, Occupy Denver has elected a dog named Shelby to be its leader. (They could shorten these things if they’d quit with the zombie chanting.) The basis for her elevation to leader of a leaderless movement was that Shelby is closer to a “person” than a corporation. Clever.

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The Inquisitor Has No Clothes

This is a column about impeachment, but first, a confession: I think I might be guilty of insider trading. At this point, I would like to assure my dear friends at the SEC that I do not mean this in any actionable legal sense, but only in principle. Some time ago, I was considering making an investment in a ... Read More