Daily Archive: June 18, 2009

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Why Care about Affirmative Action?

Via Ta-Nehisi Coates comes this piece by Pat Buchanan that centers around the following allegation: Sotomayor got into Princeton, got her No. 1 ranking, was whisked into Yale Law School and made editor of...

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thursday art walk

The Return of Marcus Sextus by Pierre-Narcisse Guerin

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is the iranian regime vulnerable?

Douglas Muir has a pretty good breakdown of exactly what makes a regime vulnerable to collapse – and more importantly, factors that make collapse unlikely.  His verdict regarding Iran?  The regime holds steady unless...

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Rittelmeyer Eat Your Heart Out

Dateline: Squamish, British Columbia courtesy CBC: Maureen Lee told CBC News she was turning away to pick a berry when she thought she saw another dog approaching out of the corner of her eye,...

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why I am not a neoconservative

I used to believe in humanitarian intervention.  I used to truly believe that the right thing for America to do as a global superpower was to intervene where necessary to stop violence or genocide,...

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Acting Like You Mean It: Show Your Work

To a certain extent, I think Freddie’s being too harsh on Reihan in this post.  But at the same time, his broader point is an important one that I think a lot of conservatives...

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on healthcare

I think the one thing that free-market health care advocates have yet to illustrate is, as Freddie mentions in the comments to his latest post, how a free-market solution will provide affordable coverage to...

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support for the VAT with caveats

Health care reform is capable of whittling out some inefficiencies and could, in the long run, save money in a lot of places. (The degree to which that’s true has been the source of...

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