Category Archive: Sarah Palin

Growing Stupid

With tens of thousands of new books published each year in the United States alone (not to mention other sources of information–but let’s concentrate on books for this example), the information encountered by… Continue reading

If It Walks Like a Duck, It’s No Maverick

This is getting to be depressing. Maybe it’s time to go back to Mali, to Tombouctou—for the next month, at least, until after election day. After all, it’s not too hot there right… Continue reading

Palin As Sit-Com

My disdain for a certain class of American conservatism comes simply from the fact that they talk their talk, but rarely walk their walk. They make claims, for example, about being good Christians,… Continue reading

"A Star Is Born"?

One small pleasure of mine is careless language. “A canary in a minefield,” “a hard road to hoe,” and “to all intensive purposes” can always make me chuckle, no matter how often I… Continue reading