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A Baby in the Eye of the Beholder

The Corner on National Review Online Good catch. On NRO today, Kathryn Lopez noted the sad demise of yet another Hollywood “fairytale” — the Denise Richards/Charlie Sheen marriage — and then highlighted this quote...

Gilgamesh is gross!

I recently read the epic poem Gilgamesh for an upcoming Liberty Fund conference, organized by Frederick Turner, in Austin. (Fred is the renowned poet and author of a modern epic, Genesis, about the settlement...

Gandalf and audacity

  The Dude (with the help of the Diva) discovered that Gandalf has something to say about audacity on PlayStation 2. They worked very hard to get the quote for mom’s blog. And it’s...

FOX ratings rocket upward

CNN sees a double-digit decline in viewers. . .the report says this is the sixth straight month that FOX has beat all (cable) comers. . . hmmmmm. . . . You heard it here...

Beijing +10 and the Androgyny Agenda

Beijing +10 opened at the UN yesterday. More on that in the days ahead; today be sure to see Steve Rhoads’ article in NRO on the fallacies of the androgyny agenda many delegates will...

I’m in Vogue magazine

In an article on Katie Couric, this month’s Vogue magazine covers the reasoned audacity v. Naomi Wolf duel from November’s Today Show appearance. The article isn’t online, so my Director of Puffery is working...

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Better red than dead

My friend Bill McClay (Professor of History, UT/Chattanooga) gave a talk in DC at the Ethics and Public Policy Center last night, arguing that it is odd that the Democrats have given up the...

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Aaron Burr and Boo

Today was completely taken over by getting Boo’s vaccinations up-to-date. He had to get five shots. I hate getting my kids vaccinated. If I could morally justify it, I wish I could be a...

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Toqueville and the bloggers

Who knew there was a community of Movable Type users on the web? They are a remarkably helpful and charitable bunch of very smart people. I asked some dumb questions in a support forum...