Daily Archive: June 10, 2009

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great diavlog with Lindsey and Frum

Brink Lindsey and David Frum are a couple of guys who I disagree with a lot, and who would think little of me or my opinions if they were ever exposed to them. But...

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two graphs

Following up on this post from yesterday, on von’s post here, I provide (via Yglesias) yet another graph….

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thoughts on socialized medicine

I like Yglesias’s idea: I actually think there’s a very strong case on the merits for a limited form of socialized medicine. Which is to say that I think it would be smart for...

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Foreign Affairs Reporting Pet Peeve

This NyTimes article on a local Pakistani villager uprising against the Taliban in NorthWest Frontier Province refers to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas as “lawless tribal areas on the Afghan border.”  Could we stop...

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“Methland”

A depressing book review from Bill Kauffman.

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Sometimes We’re Wrong

Ta-Nehisi Coates, writing on conservatism: But if you are the slave, that essentially conservative approach will always privilege your master over you. Conservatism, with its belief in institutions, traditions, and the past, will seemingly...