Questions for the Day

Generating questions should be the goal of more active blogging, practice of academic freedom, and production of scholarship.  So my first question is: Why the hell are all the links below in English?  Every single one. This is a serious problem which I intend to contemplate, and hopefully, to never repeat.  Anyway, please enjoy: What if Wen Jiabao came to the United States and no … Continue reading Questions for the Day

Stories

Everybody loves stories, facts mixed in with dangerous interpretive tinctures.  But today is a day of no comment, of comet-less commas, of post-somatic traumas which embalm us with twisted tatoos of Sarah Palin’s soft-from-unemployment-yet-ready-for-stigmata palms. What a wicked few days its been among the commentariat — probably the only thing really worth reading stems from Alabama, and the mind of one Qiang Zhai.  Nothing has … Continue reading Stories