Zero tolerance idiocracy

March 8, 2013

It’s dress up Friday at my daughter’s magnet school, in which students can ditch uniforms and come as their favorite novel character.  My daughter’s dressing

Bill James, American exceptionalism, and a sense of perspective and vigilance

September 14, 2010

Sabermetric guru Bill James is one of my favorite writers and one of my fantasy dinner guests.  Recently he’s turned his attention to the history