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An unbelievable game…..Cards win in 11th. Cards will win Series tomorrow.

Income Inequality

Jonathan Chait responds to a Paul Ryan speech I linked to here. James Pethokoukis responds to Chait here. The Power Line blog enters the fray with an essay from 1995. John and I wrote the essay The Truth About Income […]

Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal to Reduce Unnecessary Divorce by Maggie Gallagher. A new proposal for reducing unnecessary divorce gets to the heart of the problem: the current system seeks to meet a divorcing couple’s every need—except for time and education on […]


On This Day: Constantine Has Christian Vision Before Battle of the Milvian Bridge by Denis Cummings. On Oct. 27, 312, on the eve of the Battle of the Milvian Bridge, Constantine had a vision assuring him of victory in the […]

Speech Patterns

How to Spot Psychopaths: Speech Patterns Give Them Away by Wynne Parry. To examine the emotional content of the murderers’ speech, Hancock and his colleagues looked at a number of factors, including how frequently they described their crimes using the […]


David Graeber, the Anti-Leader of Occupy Wall Street by Drake Bennett. David Graeber likes to say that he had three goals for the year: promote his book, learn to drive, and launch a worldwide revolution. The first is going well, […]


Charles Gasparino: Protesters’ Corporate Pals. The Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street movements were both born out of the despair following the 2008 financial crisis, and both have tapped into the public’s anger over the unfairness of bank bailouts and […]


Study Says Generation X is Balanced and Happy by Alene Dawson. A generation once labeled “slackers,” detached and melancholic has grown up to find out that reality doesn’t bite as much it seemed when they were younger. To the contrary, […]


John Paul Stevens’ Faint-Hearted Liberalism by Damon W. Root. By the time he retired from the Supreme Court last year at the age of 90, Justice John Paul Stevens had become something of a hero to American liberals. The editorial […]