Reconstruction

'Hurricane Sandy Is A Keynesian'

I saw it fly past in yesterday's Twitter stream: 'Hurricane Sandy is a Keynesian'. And I thought, "Hmm." Now, don't get me wrong. There's no way in hell I'm happy about this storm (in fact, I'd like to send an invoice to oil lobbyists and

Alabama Pastors Conference Invites Only 'White Christians'

A group of pastors in Alabama says that they are not racist even though only "white Christians" were invited to their three-day conference, which will include a cross burning and be attended by Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members. Residents in Guin,

Mike's Blog Roundup

The Agonist: Wake up and smell the drug war Pacific Views: This type of frenzied opposition has been seen before The Monkey Cage: Did Gays in the mi

Deja Vu All Over Again

The only thing more discouraging than Teh Surge 2.0 is the finding that our defense contracting is still as screwed up as ever. In eight years, give

Petraeus' Foreign Policy

There's little doubt that General David Petraeus is a smart cookie whatever you think about his political loyalties, and quite a few people I respect