August 12, 2005

Links of the Week

Bruce Reed casts a jaundiced eye at the Able Danger story, and observes that "Big Brother and Big Government have a tendency to cancel each other out. Even when the government knows everything, there's no telling whether anyone in government knows it."

Meanwhile, Tom Maguire has spent the last several days examining the Able Danger story from every conceivable angle; just keep scrolling.

Tim Butcher of the Telegraph reports on the Israeli debate over bombing Iranian nuclear facilities.

Jacob Sullum highlights one of the more egregious Drug War stories in recent memory.

Jonah Goldberg pinpoints the problem with the cable news habit of pitting opinion journalists against party hacks.

Finally, speaking of Jonah Goldberg: You provide the name, and the Random Goldberg-ism Generator will spit out a Jonah-style insult. Did you know that "Brad DeLong is a perfidious, jabbering shyster?"

Posted by John Tabin at August 12, 2005 09:19 PM