Daily Archive: June 16, 2009

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“breezy with freedom”

That’s how Joe Klein describes Iran – at least compared to the Soviet Union back in the day. He also describes John McCain as “unhinged.” I can certainly agree with the latter, but what...

14

I’ve lost many books…

…but never one that cost $400.  And usually I lost them by loaning them out.  May as well give a book away if you’re going to loan it out.  In any case, Alan Jacobs...

15

(Not) Disproving Public Choice

Last week, the Blogger Still Known As Publius wrote a nice piece arguing that the potential-to-likely passage of net neutrality, a public health care option, and energy reform disprove, or at least have a...

1

on the fly vs fly on the wall

Scott is right, of course.  The blogging community functions more like a sawed off shotgun than one of these, even when we’re dealing with topics that are undoubtedly long range.  Some pieces might hit...

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The Role of Shia Theology in The Revolt

Andrew writes: It seems clear that the protesters have shrewdly as well as sincerely adopted mass peaceful protests are their core weapon, and are coopting the slogans of the original revolution – “Allah O...

0

a quote for a cloudy summer morning

“Moussavi passed through this system of ideological control; he’s no radical reformer. But what’s happened is that simply by representing an alternative, Moussavi became a vehicle for the expression of the hopes of people...

10

don’t just do something, sit there

Props on the title go to Eunomia commenter Grumpy Old Man who was commenting on the second of two very strong posts from Daniel Larison regarding the Iranian riots.   Larison worries that too...

0

…I was a Flower of the mountain

yes when I put the rose in my hair like the Andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and I thought well...

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