Daily Archive: November 11, 2009

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Friedersdorf v. Hawkins: Round 2

Round 2 of the debate on the future of the American Right between John Hawkins of Right Wing News and Conor Friedersdorf is up.  It is again quite civilized even as both participants remain...

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Ambassador Speaking Sense On Line 1

When the Ambassador to Afghanistan tells you the host gov’t is for s–t and not to bother sending any more troops until they get it together (i.e. never imo), the President ought to seriously...

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The Race to Join California

This report pretty clearly demonstrates why “not as bad as Corzine” will, in practice, amount to “no different than Corzine.”  New Jersey needed a governor with an actual plan to attack its fiscal problems beyond...

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Breaking…

Nate Silver breaks down international soccer (ratings here).  In related news, Mark Thompson and Ordinary Will have achieved nirvana.

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Why Media Matters Is Bad for Liberalism

So, the Heritage Foundation puts together a database and a project intended to create public awareness about the overcriminalization of federal law, highlighting just some of the many problems with our criminal justice system. ...

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The Evolution of Blogging: An Interview with Charles Johnson

Few bloggers have had quite as controversial a career as Little Green Football’s Charles Johnson.  Johnson began blogging in earnest back in 2001 after the attacks on the twin towers, and continues putting out content...

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Deadspin’s bind

Another embarrassing moment for Deadspin. It’s almost as if you shouldn’t run completely unsubstantiated, unverified stories from functionally anonymous emailers and then convince yourself that there’s some, like, totally deep and challenging thinking behind...

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Return of the Yellow Press

Via David Weigel, I see The New York Post is getting sued for workplace harassment. The allegations of sexual and racial abuse are pretty bad, but The Huffington Post also reports that “the publication’s...

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Healthcare and monopoly

Russell Arben Fox asks: How should a distributist or localist or communitarian in America feel about proposals which would attempt to provide the same sort of equalization which Democratic party reformers are squawking about,...