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Entries by Barrett Brown from 08/2009

Intelligent Design, Online Edition

| Posted 08.06.2009 | Politics

The blog Uncommon Descent is among the most interesting things on the Internet because it provides us with a sense of how the leaders of the intelligent design movement would run things.

The Incredible Failures of Charles Krauthammer

| Posted 08.14.2009 | Media

Once a pundit is hired, he rarely faces the prospect of being fired. Having achieved a certain level of name recognition, his real job is already done.

New Republic Editor Martin Peretz Blasts Someone For Something, Sort Of

| Posted 08.25.2009 | Media

Not that I'm bothered by Peretz's or anyone else's racism, which is directed only towards mere people. But why his perpetual assault on grammar? Grammar isn't an Arab, Marty. You're thinking of algebra.

Weekly Standard Accidentally Comes Out Against Drug War

| Posted 08.27.2009 | Media

And here I'd thought the Weekly Standard was a mess of transparently contradictory positions thrown together by patriarchalist mediocrities incapable of articulating a consistent worldview.

National Review Changes Stance on Death Jokes

| Posted 08.29.2009 | Media

With Kennedy's death and the subsequent multiplayer biography that is always composed in these situations conservatives continue to outshine their opponents in hypocrisy.