Blog Profile / The League of Ordinary Gentlemen

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Archived Since:August 27, 2009

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The Three Milestones of Summer. Two Down, One To Go.

In Defense of Grey Bands

Greater respect should be given to bands that continue past their prime.

Hello Everybody!

Hello Everybody! I am sure that many, if not most, of you know me from my comments and occasional articles around here. So I got that going for me, which is nice. But as I am now a member (most junior) of the OT, I guess I should let you all know a bit, or…

The Obligatory Introduction

Where I introduce myself to the readers of Ordinary Times.

Another One Bites the Dust: Money and Media

The Dissolves fades out. How can long-form media survive in the Internet economy?

Arizona v. Arizona

Justice Kennedy provides a substantial gain for citizen initiatives.

Or Is China the word?

“Chinese institutions are too outdated, too inflexible, too lacking in coordination to be of any use when the one thing the government can do—aggregate and direct flows of money—is undermined as a tool. The sell-off is similar to a bank...Show More Summary

Three Observations About Obergefell

My forced sabbatical finally over, I offer these three observations.

Sexual Orientation and Human Nature

Now that the Supreme Court has legalized gay marriage, I think it’s safe to say that the anti-gay side has lost this battle in the culture war. But that won’t stop them from portraying themselves as beautiful losers, those who speak truth to power. The pro-gay side isn’t without its errors. Personally, I think claims…

A First For New York City…

A rent freeze… In a 7-2 vote on June 29, the New York City Rent Guidelines Board approved their first ever rent-freeze in the board’s 46-year history. The freeze will apply to one-year rent-stabilized leases, while rents on two-year leases will increase by 2 percent. The decision will affect the nearly one million units of…

“A Tsunami of Instrumental Rationality”: Henry Giroux Interview Pt. 2

Continuing with our discussion of the market-driven university, we discuss whether the right and the left can be mobilized around this issue.

Can the Boys Stop Being Boys?: The Paradox between Rebellion and Inclusion

Can Craft Beer Keep the Non-Conformist/Rebel Image and be inclusive? Post contains some NSFW links and prose.

Greece is the Word

An examination of what the Greek situation can tell us about the importance of trust, and its absence.

David Barton’s Misleading Footnote #1

Last post I noted that David Barton’s article about the “Unconfirmed Quotations” was a new edition. Barton, if we don’t know, can easily write off “secular” scholars’ criticism of his as agenda driven. However, notable respected devout orthodox Christians scholars criticize his work as well. And he’s attacking them here. Let’s look at his footnote…

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