Monthly Archives: June 2013

Snowden isn’t important, what he leaked is.

What they are telling us: Snowden broke the secrecy rules to leak information. Therefore he is a bad person. Therefore the information he leaked can’t possibly be true. Therefore you should ignore it. Nothing to see here. Move along. Another … Continue reading

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Busybodies

Complexity creeps Here is an article which shows how the busybodies have been taking over. Read the whole thing. This is what Jonah Goldberg called “Liberal Fascism”, but I’m not sure this isn’t unfair to Fascism. I’ve been talking to … Continue reading

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Accountability

Today’s assigned reading: http://pjmedia.com/richardfernandez/2013/06/10/the-destroyer-of-words/ I don’t always agree with Richard Fernandez but he is a brilliant essayist and this piece stimulated my thinking very effectively. Among the points he makes which articulate what I had been thinking and feeling: 1) … Continue reading

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The Zero Tolerance War on Kindergarteners Reblogged from Legal Insurrection. 5 and 6 year olds are being suspended for talking about their toy guns that shoot bubbles and their toy Nerf guns. This at first looks simply very very stupid … Continue reading

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