Balancing Civility and Honesty in Online Debate

Is there a trade-off in being polite?

Media Ignorance: Dog Bites Man

Political journalists are asking clumsy, ignorant, and intolerant questions. Film at 11.

Terry Jones and What We’re Fighting For

The duty to defend “hateful, extremely disrespectful, and enormously intolerant” expression.

War! Huh Good God Y’all

Is Libya a war? Hell yes, Libya is a war.

Civil-Military Relations and Partisanship

Many commenters on civil-military relations change their tune according to whose ox is gored.

Geography and the American Military

The Army and its officer corps are becoming increasingly Southern and rural. Is this a bad thing? If so, what can we do about it?

Debating Afghanistan

Martini and Steak