It doesn't take Ebola to make Dems lose the Senate. That happened when they started running away from their own policies instead of defending them. The economy is growing, gas prices are at a seven-year-low, we aren't losing hundreds of servicemen a month to pointless wars, and Obamacare is helping medical costs… » 10/24/14 1:08pm Yesterday 1:08pm

Scalzi's Locked In has gotten picked up as well. That is another story where the identity of the protagonist is in question. Not only in regards to sex (you can get the audio book read by Wil Wheaton or Amber Benson), but in regards to race. I seem to remember a single sentence that hinted that Chris Shane (or, at… » 10/23/14 4:39pm Thursday 4:39pm

Naming someone a Czar of something has been a political gimmick going back to FDR. It is right up there with other such useless gestures as Forming a Committee and Launching an Investigation. It is a way to look like you are doing something without having to actually do something. » 10/23/14 1:29pm Thursday 1:29pm