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Daily Archives: January 7th, 2010

Bad signs

I find it deeply disturbing that members of a mainstream American political movement are arguing that the 5th Amendment should be suspended when dealing with certain kinds of criminals. Says some knucklehead over at National Review‘s Corner blog: A terrorist like Abdulmutallab is not a common criminal who should be told he has the “right […]

NSFW if you’re a walrus

Ever notice how zoo animals have the uncanny ability to do something really gross/hilarious right when the junior high class walks up to the glass? Yeah.

The Best Place in the World

It’s that time of year again, the time when New York Times columnists write cloying, un-fact-checked columns repeating something some tour guide told them on their Costa Rican vacation. Last year it was Thomas Friedman (“(No) Drill Baby Drill,” yeah right) this year it’s Nicholas Kristoff, of all people. There’s something about Costa Rica that […]