Daily Archive: August 13, 2009

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just a thought

I think I’ve nailed down what bothers me about a lot of the defenses of the town hall protesters by, let’s say, more sophisticated, politically engaged and connected conservative pundits: I read, and all...

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David Rothkopf,

author of Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making, has decided that Americans are uncommonly stupid. On a totally unrelated note, I look forward to reading his thoughts on class...

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misconceptions and deregulation

Just very briefly – “deregulation” does not mean the stripping away of all rules or the desire to enter into a state of anarchy.  So when I speak of “deregulating” the health care industry,...

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Kulturkampf

Victor Davis Hanson is visiting Europe. More precisely, Italy and Greece. Several profound insights into the nature of continental society follow: After concluding another 16 days in Europe. I am again reminded how different...

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question for readers – america the beautiful edition

I’ve lived in four states – Montana, Colorado, Washington, and Arizona – and one Canadian province – British Columbia.  I’ve lived in big cities and small towns.  But I’ve always lived Out West.  One...

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right on the money

“Until conservatives once again hold Republicans to the same standard they hold Democrats, they will have no credibility and deserve no respect. They can start building some by admitting to themselves that Bush caused...

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we need education reform

Alex Knepper goes to a town-hall meeting, tallies the Nazi references made by angry protesters, witnesses a woman in tears because she’s so certain that Obama’s health reforms will mean her “thrashed” kidney will...