September 24, 2013

September 18, 2013

Bush and Obama

Both had failed Presidencies, and there are no grades such as F+ and F-. Nevertheless, a distinction can be made:

During a placid interval in USA history---either Bush, for that matter---Bush would have been an unexceptional mediocre President whereas Obama would have been a disaster anytime.

Pigs Attack Chicken

Chicken, Alaska, population 17, was swarmed by an armed government "task force" in body armor. (HT: Instapundit and Fox News.)

Hegel, Insight, and Hindsight

Thread here at ATH. Is criticism of Hegel overdone because Marx adapted him? Dunno. In any event, the line
The owl of Minerva takes flight only at the onset of dusk.
is a fine one.

September 12, 2013

Marissa Mayer, Microsoft CEO?

It sounds improbable, but aspects of her personality seem Gatesian: the intelligence, the arrogance, the relentlessness, the insane workaholism, the insensitivity...

September 11, 2013