Steve Russell
1/31/14
When I think about it, the idea that Pete would survive Toshi for long was pretty silly...
Steve Russell

Age brings introspection.

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1/31/14
Steve Russell

The title of this column brings to mind the unsuccessful confirmation hearing for the man whose name—Robert Bork—became a verb, “to Bork,” meaning to wrap so many of a nominee’s absurd ideas around his neck that he sinks....

1/28/14
Steve Russell
1/24/14
Ramin Setoodeh, writing in Variety , agreed with my view that The Butler got shut out of the Academy Awards competition because Oscar has the attention span of a fruit fly...
Steve Russell

A dominant metaphor in colonial political science of this generation has come from the British utilitarian Jeremy Bentham by way of the French post-modernist, Michel Foucault: the Panopticon, a prison design where the architecture allow constant surveillance by guards, who are unseen by the inmat...

1/18/14
Steve Russell
1/17/14
Friday’s First Look broadcast über -cute video of a polar bear cub recently birthed at the Toronto Zoo...
Steve Russell

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is God’s gift to corporate America, tying it directly to elected legislators and providing the vehicle for the interests of corporate persons to trump the interests of human persons....

1/7/14
Steve Russell

Cheap shots have been taken at the Affordable Care Act—Obamacare—on the ground that most of the Congress that voted for it never read it. The shot is true. What makes it cheap is ignorance....

1/4/14
Steve Russell
1/3/14
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan appeared on Friday’s Morning Joe to flog his new book...

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