Our DIA: Dennis Blair, the Director of National Intelligence, held his first press conference last week. Scott wrote about it here, focusing on the first portion of this comment by Blair: If we are to release them in the United States, you can’t just sort of, as you said, put them on the street and [...]
Archive for March, 2009
William Stuntz: The Homestead Act hastened the day when the American farm belt would become the world’s most productive farmland. The universities established by the Morrill Act helped produce the world’s most educated workforce. The transcontinental railroad knit a continent-sized nation together without the need for centralized autocracy: an achievement then unique in world history. [...]
On ammo: Concerns over what the election of Barack Obama portends for gun owners is the main cause for the inflated demand for ammunition.
And what will Japan do? What will we do?
Great, just great: Haaretz talks about another area of engagement for the Obama administration. If true, my guess is that Assad won’t be indicted, maybe not evention mention, in connection with the assassination of Rafik Hariri. Assad would, in that event, literally have gotten away with murder. Who will stand up to him in the [...]
Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali.