Daily Archives: August 1, 2012

Douchebag of the Weak

This guy waited in line so he could video himself harassing the young woman at the drive-thru window of his local Chick-fil-A. Then he was so proud of himself that he posted the video on YouTube.

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Shift From Tax Returns to Tax Plans

The 2012 presidential election shifted again today, from tax returns to tax plans. Assisted by the Brookings Institute, Team Obama came out to say that Romney’s tax would amount to a tax increase for middle class Americans and a tax … Continue reading

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Cultural Darwinism

Mitt Romney: Culture Does Matter During my recent trip to Israel, I had suggested that the choices a society makes about its culture play a role in creating prosperity, and that the significant disparity between Israeli and Palestinian living standards … Continue reading

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The Cult of Prodigy

Roxane Gay at Salon: There is a cult of bright young things, a cultural obsession with genius, a need to find beacons of greatness in an ordinary world. In a December 2002 article in The Atlantic Monthly, Marjorie Garber writes, … Continue reading

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