It’s that time already (where did 2011 go?!)—time to see how my New Year’s predictions faired in the cold, hard light of reality. Last year’s New Year’s predictions forecasted an unpopular Obama, an unraveling Europe, and a Verizon iPhone. And, surprisingly enough, we had an unpopular Obama, an unraveling Europe, and a Verizon iPhone. On [...]
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There are, on rare occasions, people of brilliance and insight that forever change the world around them. Ford. DaVinci. Einstein. Disney. Add to that Steve Jobs. Even though he only lived to 56 years, Steve Jobs changed the world forever. Not just the world of technology, but the way millions of people across the world [...]
It’s been a long tradition on this site to make some predictions for the new year just before the ball drops in Times Square. This year is no exceptions. So here are some predictions for 2011. In the meantime, I hope everyone has a wonderful New Year, and that 2011 brings much health and happiness… [...]
Every year I make a bunch of predictions for the coming year, and each subsequent year I note just how far off I was. And this year is no exception. Last year’s predictions ranged from politics to technology and everywhere in between. It’s hard to believe that last year at this time the iPad was [...]
Five Books, a great and very interesting bookblog has a list of the five best conservative books as rated by some luminaries of the conservative movement. The list is what you’d expect—F.A. Hayek’s The Road to Serfdom came out as number one, followed closely by Whittaker Chambers’ Witness and De Toqueville’s Democracy in America. But [...]
It is another year, and that means time for another set of predictions. So, without further adieu, here are my predictions for the coming year: Politics President Obama’s popularity will remain mired below 50% throughout most of the year. The Democrats will lose more the 40 seats, putting the GOP in control of the House. [...]
Law professor Paul Campos takes a critical look at the Iowa Supreme Court’s recent decision upholding gay marriage. (The Court’s opinion is available here.) Campos finds that the legal reasoning behind the decision was lacking: Stripped of its verbiage, the court’s opinion comes down to the following claims: First, it’s a bad thing for the [...]