9/11… NO MORE AFTER THIS

…I swear. But some good columns have come out since 9/11 that I thought were worth blurbs: Rodney Balko at HuffPost notes the increased militarization of the police, which is an increased cost in both dollars and freedom points. Ignoramus right-statists continue to perpetuate the unwavering narrative that Muslims wish us harm for no reason…

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A Fiasco of Truth

Lupe Fiasco might be the only truly controversial rapper out there who is heterodox from the usual rhyme-the-same-word-together-and-throw-in-a-“bitch”-or-two-and-call-it-music idiocy that they call rap: After calling The One a terrorist, Lupe was called onto Bill-O’Smiley’s show. He didn’t do perfectly against old Bill, but he definitely wrote the song well. One thing to note from that…

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9/11

Ten years ago, thousands of Americans were killed in the name of some still-unknown ideal. Ten years later, the effects have been the death of millions of foreigners, failing wars and military interventions worldwide, a complete overhaul and maximization of the police state, and no visible progress on any front that was begun after the…

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