President Obama’s visit today to Five Guys in D.C. (a favorite of my own, when I’m in an artery-clogging kind of mood) likely made some burger-flippers happy and some Secret Service officers nervous: But I couldn’t help remembering this all-too-realistic portrayal of another fast-food president: White House food must be really bad…
Looks like President Obama should give some serious consideration to missile defense, because the cold war isn’t over — the Russians have now discovered the internet: One of the Kremlin’s pet new media projects has been a site called liberty.ru. It’s been set up under the auspices of the Fund for Effective Politics, a think-tank … Read more
Last night’s 2009 National Endowment for the Humanities Lecture with Leon Kass was, unsurprisingly, superb. Kass, who among other things assembled the first President’s Council on Bioethics, is the epitome of a renaissance man due to his diverse background of study, gave a lecture entitled, “Searching for an Honest Man: Reflections of an Unlicensed Humanist.” … Read more
Look Who’s Thinking: a look at what goes on inside the mind of babies (besides eat, sleep, poop!).
Previously, On… The world of the TV show recap, where you can catch up on a whole season of a show in a minute and a half.
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