Monthly Archives: September 2012

The medieval wing of the Republican party

As a former specialist in the Middle Ages, I thought I was moving on in time by becoming an observer of the contemporary political scene. Ironically, medieval training now becomes relevant, as it turns out that Rep. Todd Akin and … Continue reading

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A few things Paul Ryan forgot to say

In his VP acceptance speech, Paul Ryan blamed president Obama for a whole list of things. But he forgot a few: The recent rise in gas prices is Obama’s fault, because he should have induced the oil companies to drill … Continue reading

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