When Authoritarians Strike Back, Part II

Like in Bahrain, the Libyan authorities are not tolerating protests.

When Authoritarians Strike Back

The protests in Bahrain have taken a different path than those in Egypt.

The ‘Lara Logan Deserved It’ Meme

Prominent commentators on the Left and Right are amused by an outrageous assault on CBS reporter Lara Logan.

Obama’s Propaganda Machine

The White House Press Office produces a blog, YouTube channel, Flickr photo stream, Facebook and Twitter profiles, and daily video programming.

IE9 To Block Ads, Tracking

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 could be a Google killer. It could also kill the Web as we know it.

Egyptian Parliament Dissolved, Constitution Suspended

The military states that it will govern for six month or until elections are held.

Egyptian Military Affirms Primacy Of Civilian Rule

The Egyptian military is promising a quick transition to new civilian leadership. Will they live up to their promise?

Sports Illustrated Ends Print-Only Subscriptions

Sports Illustrated is trying to force subscribers to pay for a bundle of web and print services. Bad idea.

Mubarak Resigns, Military Now Runs Egypt

Hosni Mubarak has stepped down — for reals this time.

Report: Hosni Mubarak To Step Down Today

Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak is expected to step down after 17 days of pro-democracy protests.

Stop Us Before We Eat Again: The Case Against Food Paternalism

They’re from the government, and they’re here to take that tasty snack out of your hands.

Mubarak Out? Yes, But Not Necessarily Right Away

Hosni Mubarak may hang on to some semblance of power longer than many expected in the middle of last weeks chaos, mostly because there are few other alternatives right now.

Has a Military Coup Already Taken Place in Egypt?

An interpretation of the events in Egypt.

Violence Continues To Rage In Cairo

Egypt entered a second day of chaos with all signs pointing to things getting worse before they get better.

The Eschatological Stylings of Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck seems to have more in common with End Time preachers than he does with a serious political analyst.

Shortest Month of the Millenium

Dana Milbank’s “No Palin Month” lasted almost 15 hours 45 minutes.

Hosni Mubarak Pleases Nobody, And Probably Fans The Flames Of Protest

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s speech to the nation tonight seems destined to make the situation worse.

Government: Eat Less

The federal government’s newest dietary guidelines have finally stated that which has long been between the lines: Americans eat too damn much food.

Why American News Networks Stink

Al Jazeera English is kicking the butts of the American news networks on the Egypt story. Why?

Supporting Democratic Aspirations of All People

The Obama administration’s slow and cautious response to Egypt’s protest was frustrating. And correct.

Twenty Five Years Ago Today

Twenty-five years ago today, the American space program came crashing to Earth in a horrible accident.

House Moves to End Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns

The House has voted to repeal the broken system of financing presidential elections.

Jesse Ventura’s Junk

Volokh Conspirator Stewart Baker wonders whether Jesse Ventura’s complaints about TSA groping making him a “wussy.”

Jack LaLanne Dead at 96

Fitness guru Jack LaLanne has succumbed to the inevitable at the ripe old age of 96.

Keith Olbermann’s MSNBC Exit: Yet More Speculation

The speculation on Keith Olbermann’s abrupt departure from MSNBC’s top-rated show continues. Was he fired? Did he quit? Did the Comcast overlords push?

Take The Palin Pledge

For perhaps the first time ever, I find myself in total and complete agreement with Dana Milbank. Take the pledge: Give Palin a rest.

Assessing The GOP 2012 Frontrunners: They All Stink

Once again, the frontrunners for the 2012 GOP nomination aren’t looking very good at all.