Daily Archive: April 16, 2009

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Pomocon returns

Ordinarily, this would probably be the sort of thing that would go up in a minipost. But clearly James Poulos and his band require pride of place here at the League of Ordinary Gentlemen....

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The Torture Memos

(Updates below and continuing as more reactions come in…) You can read the memos here.  Sullivan has some initial thoughts up here: I do not believe that any American president has ever orchestrated, constructed...

6

The Five Horsemen of the Federal Budget

“Let’s put this simply. 80% of the budget falls into five categories: Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, Defense, Veteran’s Benefits, and Interest on the Debt. EIGHTY PERCENT. So if you don’t tell me what you’re going...

2

These are big protests but…

…it still feels like, despite strong attendance, the one real thing they have going for them is a catchy name.

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This…

Is exactly what I was talking about.  Is it an anti-Obama protest, an anti-spending protest, an anti-tax protest, an anti-illegal immigrant protest, an anti-secularism protest, or an anti-Democrat protest?  Messages are painfully difficult to...

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What the Iraq War Is and What it Isn’t

Let’s start with “isn’t” first: ________________________________________ It’s not a war just about spreading democracy. It’s not a war just about oil. It’s not a war just about stopping a brutal dictator who supposedly had...