Back to the Future

I stumbled into a time warp this weekend over in the comments section at Calpundit. In this post Kevin Drum merely echoed words spoken by every bar band and lounge act in America every night: "Hey folks, take care of your waitresses and bartenders." He was responding to the effort by some chain McRestaurants to [Read More...]

Incivility and class warfare (cont’d.)

In light of the discussions below of civlity vs. incivility and justice vs. jealousy, the following seemed appropriate. This aggressively impolite rant is from St. John Chrysostom (347 – 407), from his ninth homily on 1 Corinthians. Here Chrysostom turns his wrath on the "covetous and rapacious" wealthy man who does not do all he [Read More...]

All of the people all of the time

Julia at Sisyphus Shrugged takes issue with the conclusion to Dana Milbank's article in today's Washington Post. Milbank writes: No Credit Where Credit Is Due Polls have shown public opinion toward President Bush souring over his handling of the economy and Iraq. But an item tucked away in last week's CBS News/New York Times poll [Read More...]


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