Ordinary Times Call For Ordinary Measures


DART Closes In

If this asteroid were headed for Earth, DART would have to hit it about 500 years in advance for such a velocity correction to make it miss.

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Ron DeSantis and the Hollow Victory of Outrage

Ron DeSantis is particularly good at stoking liberal outrage. He has shown skill at creating news headlines and taking symbolic acts that rile up the online left.

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POETS Day: Sir Walter Ralegh

I went with Sir Walter Ralegh because that’s the way he spelled it most commonly during the public period of his life and that’s the way it’s spelled in my 9th grade issued copy of The Norton Anthology of the English Language

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Class, Behavior, and Just Dessert

“They don’t get to call themselves ‘middle class’ anymore!” is a conversation that shows up from time to time

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When Did Being A Jerk Become A Positive Character Trait?

I’d never heard of Alex Stein before June when I read reports he chased Rep. Dan Crenshaw around, calling him “Eyepatch McCain,” a reference to the injury Crenshaw suffered in Afghanistan, where he lost...

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Never Let a Crisis Go To Waste

We need to resist this cynical expansion of a problem into an existential crisis for the purpose of increasing government’s involvement in daily life.

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10 Seconds With The Queen

In all, I was only beside the Queen’s coffin for about 10 seconds, but it was 10 seconds that will stay with me for the rest of my life.