Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Defense of an Undecided Voter – Part 4

My last two posts discussed my preference for President Obama’s on social matters and Governor Romney’s on economic. I expressed some doubt in both categories, primarily related to my skepticism about the President’s real role in those two roles. Today, … Continue reading

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The Defense of an Undecided Voter – Part 3

I’m still undecided, though my absentee ballot needs to get sent sooner rather than later, so I should probably start to figure something out. In the mean time, I’ll keep breaking down the sources of my remaining doubts. As I … Continue reading

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OTI Podcast: How I Met Your Mother of All Earthquakes

I’m back at the Overthinking It Podcast, talking about Cloud Atlas (even though I haven’t seen it) and Frankenstorm (even though I’m as far away as you can get from it). Take a listen and tell your friends about this … Continue reading

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The Defense of an Undecided Voter – Part 2

This week has been busier than I thought (with law school and what-not), so I’m a bit behind, but as promised, I’m going to explain why I’m still undecided, as viewed through the lens of social, economic and foreign policy. … Continue reading

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The Defense of an Undecided Voter – Part 1

I’ve seen in several places the argument or assumption that an undecided voter is necessarily uninformed – that the differences between the two candidates are just so obvious that anyone remotely paying attention should already have figured out who they’re supporting. I take a little bit of … Continue reading

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Argo and Other Things (for 90 minutes…)

I’m back at Overthinking It… only this time in Podcast form! I was on the OTI podcast this weekend, talking about Argo, Graceland, GPS coordinates and a grab bag of other topics in a 90-minute pop culture extravaganza. Overthinking Podcast Ep … Continue reading

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Good news for Counter-piracy

Piracy is trending down, due to a combination of more effective international counter piracy efforts, widespread use of anti-piracy measures by shipping firms and due to changing conditions on the ground in Somalia. All of these are good things. Add … Continue reading

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