Month: September 2010

Thursday

Gays, Gold, and Ganja Great: The number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) characters on prime time U.S. television is growing, with 58 regular LGBT roles on network …

The Evening Twitter

“The US Mint has announced it has run out of one ounce Gold Buffalo coins: ‘The United States Mint has depleted its inventory of 2010 American Buffalo One Ounce …

Wednesday

Finally, I Post a Small Tribute to the Cardinal The puzzling Roger Scruton recently penned a borderline-beautiful tribute to Cardinal Newman’s The Idea of a University. Check it out. …

The Evening Twitter

“The fed res doesn’t want to create a hyperinflation. Bernanke may be incompetent, but he’s not evil …” http://instapaper.com/ztnohjn1m “I stress that in 1929 the debt to GDP ratio …

Tuesday

Willmoore and More This article reminds me of Willmoore Kendall’s observation that, contrary to the theory of America’s open society, it was more of an American tradition to run …

We should accept the truth of history, which is that white men have dominated intellectual life in the west. Let’s not resist this; let’s run with it. It is …

Amen

Fr Dubay taught me a lot. May peace be his. “Word is just getting out that Marist Father Thomas Dubay passed away over the weekend. May He Rest in …

Monday

Econ Monday My apologies for another econ post, but I suspect things are reaching a fever pitch right now, so . . . * * * * * * …

The Evening Eudemon

America’s True History of Religious Tolerance http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Americas-True-History-of-Religious-Tolerance.html When George Washington dispatched Benedict Arnold on a mission to court French Canadians’ support for the American Revolution in 1775, he cautioned …

12 Cool Products for Beer Drinkers http://www.toxel.com/tech/2010/09/23/12-cool-products-for-beer-drinkers/