Daily Archive: April 22, 2009

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left conservatism revisited

So my wife tells me yesterday that I’m not conservative.  She asks me how exactly I consider myself to be, in any sense of the word “conservative” and I go through some of my...

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Where are you Congress?

In response to Scott’s excellent post, I would say that all this shows is yet again that the Executive Branch is not the right organ, nor the Judicial, nor the CIA itself.  Congress needs...

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On drawing attention to that which you despise.

To judge by the big bold text on the posters that have been appearing all over campus, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been invaded by white supremacists. If you read...

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Torture (II)

Torture is a difficult subject. I think that for Americans of a certain disposition – particularly those of us who grew up abroad – the idea of torture really cuts to the bone; a...

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Comment of the Day

From commenter Ken (comment #6 in this thread): If we just continue to pretend that every detainee knows about a bomb about to explode ANY MINUTE in a big building full of babies and...

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Chef Dave provides today’s recipe…

1 part distortion-filled ad campaign that doesn’t intend to have a huge cheeseball factor but does 1 part campy 50’s-60’s sci-fi/horror The result Goes well with a glass of red wine or a warm...

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torture

“Under torture you say not only what the inquisitor wants, but also what you imagine might please him, because a bond is established between you and him… These things I know, Ubertino; I also...

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skills…

… to pay the bills.

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