Daily Archive: July 8, 2010

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What Does the War on Sugar Say?

I’m personally fairly ambivalent about the issue of whether a certain municipality on the other side of the country bans soda machines in its public buildings (the whole “restrictions on what employees are allowed...

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Testing…

I just wanted to do a quick test and see if I can post something here without infecting the site. Seriously, I don’t know what the deal was with my last post. I think...

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The Insignificance of Gavin Newsom’s Soda Ban

So San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom has banned soft drinks on city property. Even on libertarian grounds, I don’t think this is at all objectionable. Newsom has not banned soda. He is not taxing...

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In Which I Am Righteously Vindicated

I’ve been taking a lot of flak for complaining about San Francisco’s banning soda vending machines on city property. As if I needed any more proof that the government of that city contains some...

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Muddling toward an organic society

Matt Frost is blogging at Ricochet. Here’s a bit of his opening salvo: By way of introduction, I’ll share a few links and ideas that all relate to the closest thing I have to...

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Preliminary notes on girl groups and the Sleigh Bells

There’s a breathless fragility in ’60s girl groups like the Shirelles, Crystals, and Ronettes that I find far more captivating than the polish of the Beatles or the swagger of the Rolling Stones. And...

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Wasn’t National Public Radio always NPR?

The Washington Post reports that National Public Radio is changing its name to NPR. John Miller snarks: Kentucky Fried Chicken changed its name to KFC and now National Public Radio is changing its name...

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Arizona: Enemy of Federalism

By Transplanted Lawyer So the Federal Department of Justice has sued the State of Arizona over Arizona’s immigration law. Once again, I am forced to think critically about something of which I superficially would...