October 15th, 2004

Scorpion

commie pinko day

"I've never thought the chances of John Kerry winning this fall were very good, since it's become clear these last four years that George W. Bush and his advisers are more cynical and ruthless than pretty much any group of politicos in the country's history."
-Noam Scheiber, The New Republic

Large essay comparing the modern conservative movement to the rise of fascism. Interesting stuff. (Courtesy Iceman.)

Using the "Stolen Honor" controversy to demonstrate the power of wikis. (Courtesy Aztec.)

Ted Rall on the real political division in America: jocks vs. geeks.

Post analysis explains how Bush's negative ads ended up helping Kerry in the polls.

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Study finds a tiny minority of people are natural lie detectors.

Nifty: new X-Prizes offered to push the boundaries of science.