Daily Archive: October 26, 2010

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Tenthers, Precedent, and the Conflict of Interpretations

by Kyle Cupp Writing at ThinkProgress, Ian Millhiser explained and ridiculed what he and others have taken to calling “tentherism,” the interpretive framework of the “tenthers.” Their label brings to mind birthers, truthers, and...

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Elite Being vs. Authentic Being

Charles Murray sees an insidious plot to seize control of America.  It’s the rise of a new ruling class, a societal coup d’etat: the rise of the “New Elite.”  They’re particularly sinister in that...

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Neo-Jacksonians

I’ll probably have more thoughts on this later, but for now, just wanted to link to today’s Michael Lind piece.  It’s a good work overall, but I would point out the only political figure...

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Prop 19

Writing over at The Corner, Kevin Williamson points to the No on Proposition 19 campaign’s website, which has the following statement beneath the picture of a smashed up school bus: On average, a drunk...

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Jim Hoft needs more attention

I’ve been reading Jim Hoft’s blog at the Catholic outlet First Things for quite a while and have long wished that more people would do likewise and keep in mind while doing so that...

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Imagine there’s no countries

This is a pretty excellent chart from Reason illustrating just how terrible the immigration process really is for people attempting to come here and work legally. It’s pretty obvious that until we change this,...

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Derek Dooley is Michael Scott

I’ve had this theory pretty much since Tennessee first announced him as their football coach.  While I thought he’d already provided some evidence, he went out of his way this weekend to make the...

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Swimming in the Shallows

Cover via Amazon I’m a little hesitant to jump into another discussion about Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows, since I’m self-conscious about the fact that it’s in my top 3 Books I Somehow End Up...