Daily Archive: February 20, 2009

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In which…

Robert Stacy McCain reveals both an inherent lack of understanding regarding the Israel/Palestine conflict, and an unhealthy degree of bloody, American-made machismo.  Really McCain, you think totally subduing the Palestinian people and then “rinsing”...

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A Top Ten List!

Helen breaks all this talk of shame culture into a list, which I reproduce for you below.  (How very appropriate for a blog.  That all blog posts aren’t top ten lists still amazes me…)...

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The Theocon Menace

Damon Linker is beating the same drum he’s been beating for some time now, warning against a perceived theocon menace that threatens to overthrow everything Americans have worked toward in fashioning a modern, liberal...

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Leaving the Right to Save the Right

Amongst several others, Ross Douthat has some really good thoughts on my arguments for a more liberal libertarianism. So good are a lot of these responses that I could probably spend the next month discussing them (don’t worry, I won’t). But Ross’ points are probably the most comprehensive.

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Growth and Prosperity

The loss of our self-understanding as parts of a whole meant that individuals who achieved material success were able to consider their achievement as fully their own. By contrast, those who happened to be...

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This depends a bit on perspective and I can’t say that it’s 100% true. But an emailer writes to inform me that for a bit there you could literally not find an item on...

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To Nationalize or Not To Nationalize?

Barry Ritholtz has posted a nice collection of links from different sources arguing for or against bank nationalization.   To reiterate my previous post, I’m more concerned about how something like this gets executed and...

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Banking In Common(s)

In the comments to my earlier post on The Commons Br. Kain wrote: I would like you to expand not merely on this concept, but on how you see it implemented. Now Br. Dave’s...