Archive for November, 2008

Deconstructing Obama, Pt. 2: 48 Laws of Obama

Tweet This is part 2 of an ongoing series dedicated to piecing together a plausible personality profile of Obama. Part 1 can be found here.In the last part, I mentioned how I thought Obama’s main strategy was to sell himself using a compelling narrative rather than focusing on a message with a strong intellectual policy [...]

Deconstructing Obama, Pt. 1: Building a Narrative

Tweet [This is the first of an open-ended, ongoing series I plan to have about Barack Obama and what may or may not motivate him. I think he makes a fascinating figure, regardless of whether or not you believe in his politics. I think he is an extremely cunning and Machiavellian figure with methods that, [...]

We’re All Destined to be Cliches


Blacks and IQ, Part 3

Tweet In the first parts, I discussed why I thought discussion of Blacks and IQ was a waste of time when discussing public policy proposals: Blacks and IQ, Part 1 Blacks and IQ, Part 2 Blacks and IQ, Part 2.5 I’ve already discussed Jared Diamond’s book Guns, Germs and Steel, and the environmental explanations it [...]

Believe It or Not, This Guy is a Real Pastor…

Tweet …in Harlem of all places:

Last Minute Election Update