Daily Archive: October 19, 2010

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The Irrelevance of Damon Linker

Damon Linker is a relative irrelevance. Any attempt by a significant figure to refute his glaring errors only serves to validate the bête noire role he has chosen for himself. Happily, I can point...

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Here are all these things

The problem with going over to National Review’s blog The Corner for quick material, as I did last night, is that one tends to run across at least two or three other things that also...

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And did you know their state bird is the cardinal?

I don’t mean to pull a Colbert-style “Better Know a State” here, but I’m a little surprised by how under-the-radar this West Virginia Senate race has been.  Figured a bit of background was useful...

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Nice to Meet You, I’m a Libertarian

Describing an incident in which the local utility company chose to – without notice – rip out some of his trees in order to replace his water meter as “Why People Hate Government,” John...

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The day I found common ground with Michael Gerson

It’s not often that I find myself in agreement with Michael Gerson, but I thought there was some truth in his column today.  He starts off quoting Obama: “Part of the reason that our...

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The Toothless Mandate?

Commenter Boegiboe writes: I’m really confused about this whole health care fine stuff. Can someone (preferably a lawyer or law student) please explain what is wrong with FactCheck.org’s analysis of this law? It seems...

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Replies on Compulsory Insurance

B-Rob offers “A simple explanation as to why the [individual mandate] is constitutional,” via the general welfare clauses, which allow Congress to pass “all Laws” that work toward “promot[ing] . . . the general...

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