Posts by Robert Prather

Robert Prather
About Robert Prather
Robert Prather contributed over 80 posts to OTB between October 2005 and July 2013. He previously blogged at the now defunct Insults Unpunished. Follow him on Twitter @RobPrather.

The Iraq War

Second thoughts about the Iraq War

Medicaid Rejection and the Politics of Resentment

Bullheadedness is a virtue?

The Debt Ceiling and the Remainder of the Fiscal Cliff

Are we really going to do this again? The answer appears to be yes.

The Tea Party Takes a Hit

The Tea Party guys had a bad year.

Obama’s Meet the Press Interview

Obama shows some spine.

Taxing Ammunition

Taxing Ammunition Should Be Considered to Reduce Gun Violence

Liability Insurance for Guns

Would Liability Insurance Help Minimize Threats to Public Safety?

Right of the People

Sharing some thoughts and soliciting feedback on what the 2nd amendment means.

Santorum and his Theology

Santorum and stewardship of the Earth.

This Is True

Obama’s Negotiation Strategy, Such As It Is

I never would have negotiated in the first place.

The Debt Ceiling is a Housekeeping Procedure

The House Republicans are functionally insane.

The “Is Economics a Science” Debate, from a Darwinian Perspective

Evolution is falsifiable and biology is a science. Economics might be.

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A Right Wing Fever Swamp Feeding on the Delusions of a Lefty

Let’s keep our eye on the ball, people.


Blue Fin Tuna, Genetically Altered Salmon and Environmental Progress

“It’s illogical to hunt a species to extinction.” – Spock

I Miss Karl Rove