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Not OK With Losing OK

The hacks and grifters were determined to make an innocent gesture into an evil one. And now they’ve succeeded. So … congratulations, I guess.

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Saturday Spins: Dire Straits

I don’t think I have ever encountered a person that does not like Dire Straits, and Mark Knopfler and Co. pretty much saved rock n roll during the 80s from glam, hair bands, and synthy pop music.

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UK Elections: The Limits of Comparisons

Slow your roll on drawing sweeping parallels between UK elections and in-progress 2020 elections in America. Things that are different are not the same.

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Star Wars Episode VII: The Saga Awakens

This is the eighth in a series of reviews I am writing for each of the live-action theatrical Star Wars films. I’ll be reviewing the films in release order in order to give the...

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Wednesday Writs: Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

Suspected enemy combatants at Gitmo were not permitted rights afforded to US citizens. But with Hamdi, the government ran into a wrinkle: He was, in fact, a US citizen.

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The Dark Road of Censorship

The only answer — not just to the porn but to all of it — is “No”. No to every last stinking piece of it. No to porn bans. No to FOSTA. No to control of Facebook. No to censorship of Twitter. No to government crackdowns on “fake news”. No to laws on social media “addiction”. No no no no no.

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