Op-ed piece by Princeton professor Kevin M. Kruse in this morning's New York Times argues the real loser in this election cycle was the truth. Kruse marshals instances on both sides of the line but comes down clearly in the camp that sees Mitt Romney as the biggest fattest pants-on-fire liar ever. ... More >>
Oh, damn. Now white people are going to have to defend themselves on a second front. First it was the Mexicans swarming into the country and out-working us. Now the Asians are coming here in droves and out-smarting us. What's left for whites? Bowling? The big news in immigration today is a new Pew ... More >>
On Black Friday, The Justice Department killed a $2.5 billion industry.
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans , where we meet some of the people behind the local music scene -- those who aren't necessarily members of local bands, but more the people who make the scene move.Frank HillFrank Hill's story is essentially that of a music scene kid wh ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park points out that William M. Tsutsui started his new gig yesterday as the dean of SMU's Dedman College. OK, then. But then I read the release and discovered that the Princeton-, Harvard- and Oxford-educated Tsutsui is "a specialist in the business, environmental and cu ... More >>
Here's proof, as if we needed it, that Woodrow Wilosn is the one high school in Dallas capable of producing high-achieving graduates not afraid to appear in international situations wearing odd pants. We offer this photo of Woodrow Wilson High School Over-and-Over Achiever Thomas Simpson and the ... More >>
Tennessee Tech University Harrison Hong's a highly regarded 37-year-old professor of economics and finance at Princeton University. He's written articles with titles like "A Unified Theory of Underreaction, Momentum Trading and Overreaction in Asset Markets" and "Does Fund Size Erode Mutual Fund P ... More >>
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Jerry Fowler at the Chad-Darfur border in 2004 There was a brief mention in the National Journal last week concerning the new executive director of Save Darfur, the worldwide coalition of "faith-based, advocacy and humanitarian organizations" united to, well, ... More >>
Dan Brown's book The Da Vinci Code, currently at No. 5 on Amazon's list of top sellers, has spun out a small industry, and no one is more grateful than Darrell Bock, research professor of New Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary. The author of Breaking the Da Vinci Code, which was Amazon ... More >>
With a little help from his Democratic pals, George W. Bush has become the GOP front-runner for president. But it's a cold world beyond Texas' borders, and it may take more than charm and luck to carry a good ol' boy to the White House.