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Politico now owns most misleading headline ever

Posted by  ▪  November 4, 2011

The woman who accused Herman Cain of something and got a check from the National Restaurant Association is refusing to provide any details of her complaint even though the NRA released her from her confidentiality agreement. I repeat.  The woman

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Cain accuser – now not willing to talk // Added: Politico and NY Times spin refusal as accuser “confirming” and “standing by” her complaint

Posted by  ▪  November 4, 2011

That’s the word I’m hearing.  Even though the National Restaurant Association was willing to waive the confidentiality agreement. Updates:  CNN reports: Joel Bennett, the attorney for one the women who has accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment, said Friday that

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The case (or not) against Herman Cain

Posted by  ▪  November 4, 2011

So many are calling Cain a liar or worse for not remembering a second settlement with a woman whom he allegedly “sexually harassed.”  How could he not know of a settlement? Details are dribbling out which support the conclusion that

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What 1.8 Billion People Do

Posted by  ▪  November 4, 2011

My friend Zach linked to this amazing article this morning: The Shadow Superpower. In many countries — particularly in the developing world — System D [the black market] is growing faster than any other part of the economy, and it is an

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NRA should release everything, or nothing

Posted by  ▪  November 4, 2011

One of the accusers against Herman Cain apparently has requested that she be relieved of the confidentiality agreement she entered into with the National Restaurant Association to the extent of releasing a statement setting forth her version of what happened over

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‘This was once a serious country’ – amended

Posted by  ▪  November 4, 2011

From an op-ed in The Washington Times by Wesley Pruden, Herman Cain and innuendos: This was once a serious country with serious newspapers, back in the day when they were edited by serious editors and a man had the right

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“Cain said, ‘Darling, do you mind doctoring my tea for me?’”

Posted by  ▪  November 4, 2011

It’s 8:10 a.m. Eastern, November 4, 2011, five days into the Herman Cain Scandal, and finally we have facts. Steve Deace, an anti-Cain Iowa talk show host, has made headlines which seem to corroborate that Herman Cain is a cad,

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I told you already, Si!

Posted by  ▪  November 4, 2011

Thanks to a reader who writes: …. saw this car in a UPMC [Univ. of Pitt. Medical Center] parking lot here in Pittsburgh. Love your blog, it reminds me there are folks like me out there in academia. There are

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Arrest in threats on Rep. Eric Cantor’s family

Posted by  ▪  November 3, 2011

Eric Cantor has been a focus of verbal attacks from Democrats and the Obama administration, and has been singled out to be demonized as part of 2012 campaign strategy: NY Times: Eric Cantor Is the Democrats’ New Bogeyman Democratic Daily: Eric

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Smiting Righthaven

Posted by  ▪  November 3, 2011

Donald Douglas recounts his tale of being sued by copyright-lawsuit factory Righthaven, Beating Righthaven. I was aware that Donald had been sued along with dozens of others for running the infamous photo of the TSA worker checking the junk of a passenger. 

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Libertarianism.org

Posted by  ▪  November 3, 2011

I’m proud to announce the birth of a new website, libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. The site is a one-stop shop for the ideology. I’ve been combing through it all morning and there’s really nothing quite as comprehensive in

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“Can Man” put out of business

Posted by  ▪  November 3, 2011

The Ithaca “Can Man” no longer can make a living, as reported by The Cornell Sun: Joel Harlan — whose assistant calls him the “Can Man” — has collected empty cans and bottles from Cornell’s fraternities, as well as other

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“Not Presumed Innocent Until Proven Not Guilty” Tweet of the Day

Posted by  ▪  November 3, 2011

From Jim Treacher of The Daily Caller:

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Dan Rather has documents

Posted by  ▪  November 3, 2011

which prove that George W. Bush lied about his military service. History No. 1:  Dan cannot let you see the documents which he obtained from an anonymous source he cannot reveal.  But the documents, in Dan’s estimation, reflect “inappropriate” conduct

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