Daily Archive: August 2, 2010


Thiessen: US Law Applies Most Outside of US

Arguing that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s (who is neither a US citizen nor a US resident) document dump on the War in Afghanistan is a criminal act (a violation of the Espionage Act and, possibly, material...


Abortion, slavery & personhood

So several of Andrew’s readers disagreed with my post on abortion and slavery. And at least one of my readers had some particularly colorful things to say to me in an email after it...


Anne Rice quits Christianity

[updated] Anne Rice offers up some bizarre reasoning for quitting her faith: I quit being a Christian. I’m out. In the name of Christ, I refuse to be anti-gay. I refuse to be anti-feminist....


Breeding and Virtue

Austin Bramwell looks back wistfully at Gregory Clark’s A Farewell to Alms, which he suggests has been buried too soon. And perhaps it has. As someone who played at least a modest role in...

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