Daily Archives: July 3, 2012

And Now Here’s William Beckett To Jangle His Way Through a Tuesday Night

Young Master Beckett being the former lead singer of The Academy Is…, whose music I enjoyed. This is his new single, from an upcoming EP, which comes out in a couple of weeks. Beckett’s trying some different styles beyond the straight-ahead emo-pop that was TAI’s bread and butter, and it’s fun to hear what he’s […]

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Chief Justice Roberts and Political Orthodoxy

It’s not an exaggeration to suggest that the Supreme Court holding that the ACA is in fact constitutional (albeit on novel and narrow grounds that no one expected to be used, i.e., the Congress’ power to levy taxes) represents the biggest political blow to the current distillation of right-wing ideology that it’s had in some […]

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