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Michael Bloomberg Tells Thinkers How To Make The World A Better Place

Monday, April 26: The New America Foundation is bothered that all the anger produced by the Great Recession hasn't really led to any rational, sound conclusions about how to fix income inequality and other moderately important things. At their...

Thinkers Ask Where Happiness Comes From And Then Declare It To Be Unconstitutional

Monday, April 12 -- 5:30 PM: AEI finds its inner Jewish mother for its event about guilt and how its "moral and metaphysical bases" is ruining our ability to understand what is happening in the world. Well, whatever. ...

Thinkers Contemplate the Future of Conservatives, Unions, and Cell Phone Service

Tuesday, March 30: It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone that the Heritage Foundation has created a lecture series in honor of the terrible bigot Jesse Helms, and it really shouldn’t come as surprise to anyone that...

Now That Everyone Has Health Care, Thinkers Are Free To Talk About What Really Matters

Wednesday, March 24: What’s so wrong with treating interns like sweatshop workers? Their nimble, small fingers are made for hours of unpaid stapling and filing. The Economic Policy Institute is upset that only wealthy kids are given this glorious...

Thinkers Go After Women, Minorities and Babies

Tuesday, March 16: Our President and savior Barack Obama may actually be an incarnation of the long dead and often celebrated Jesus of Christian mythology, but the Brookings Institution is nonetheless convinced that religion was left out of the...

Thinkers Contemplate The Things They Love: John Yoo, Terrorism, And War

Wednesday, March 10: Yes, someone watched you as you walked to work today. In fact, someone watches you every day, everywhere you go, because this is America, where 9/11 happened, so we'll never forget what you're wearing, where...

Thinkers Reminisce About Torture, Fun Little Topic That It Is

Tuesday, March 2: Who loves war? Why the Heritage Foundation, that's who! And according to them, declaring war can be simple and fun: If a country thinks evil things about the US, why, they've declared war, and we must...

Man’s Multiple Needs Are Just Too Much For Thinkers

Tuesday, February 23: That Obama, he's not trying to protect America from terrorism, why would he do that? Democrats don't believe in safety, nor do they worship torture rock-star John Yoo, and this is very problematic. They want everyone...

Thinkers Play With The Gays And Marvel At The Wonders Of The Internet

Wednesday, February 17: Rebuilding Haiti is extremely important, which is why the country just needs a Super Bowl. It will hands-down fix everything. The Brookings Institution discusses options for how best to rebuild the country, options which really should...

Thinkers Remind Us Why All That Matters Is How You Interpret Things

Tuesday, February 2: Last week we learned that corporations are more like people than actual people are, and on Tuesday the Cato Institute will tell us why the decision is a victory for those of us who secretly wish...

Thinkers No Longer Think Too Highly Of Dear Old Pres

Tuesday, January 26: Recent activities in Yemen have not convinced the New America Foundation that Yemen is a legitimate terrorist threat -- only that it is on the "brink" of becoming one. Sure, they may be in cahoots with...

Thinkers Urge Preemptive War While Liberating The Human Body

Tuesday, January 19: The Cato Institute wants to buy all your bone marrow. It's a renewable resource, after all, and in America we care about such things, and the market should just regulate your cells anyway. The time to...

Thinkers Remind Us All Of Our Failures

Wednesday, January 13: Bush administration Torture Czar John Yoo, who spends his days perfecting his water-boarding skills, will explain why he had EVERY RIGHT to add torture and other fabulous features to the American government at an event Wednesday...

Thinkers Ring In the New Year With No Original Thoughts

Tuesday, January 5: Being poor in 2010? Definitely worse than being poor in 2009, because now we have absolutely no money to fund safety-net programs that provide important things like food and shelter, at least according to the Urban...

Thinkers Employ John McCain To Explain Why War Is Great

Monday, December 14: Obama now has his very own Doctrine! Hooray! And it's here just in time for Christmas! But that's not good enough for the New America Foundation. They want to know where it came from, if it...

Thinkers Declare All Good Things To Be Unconstitutional

Monday, December 7: A never before seen event: a Democrat will say mean things about Republicans, today, in real life. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer will explain why he thinks Conservatives are to blame for every single problem...