by baldilocks I'm guilty of many things, but one is talking about race and Things Black too much. The reputational demise of public astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson elicited a great deal of Schadenfreude, but it depressed me for one reason: I liked seeing a black person talk about something other than race, being black, or … Continue reading Pieces of the Dream
By John Ruberry Last week, while few people outside of the west noticed, President Obama declared nearly 780 square miles in southern New Mexico America's newest national monument, Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, his largest designation yet. Two months ago the president, who infamously boasted early in his term, "We can't wait for Congress to do its job, … Continue reading New Mexico: Another Obama land grab
The Washington Post blog reports that Bob Bennett has been defeated in Utah: Bennett was defeated there as Lee, a former counsel to popular former Gov. Jon Huntsman, and Bridgewater who had lost two races against Rep. Jim Matheson (D), advanced to the final ballot. Bennett's defeat marks the first time a sitting Senator has … Continue reading Will people take the Tea Parties serious now? Bennett loses!