Daily Archive: July 15, 2011

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Occasional Notes: Allaying Fears Edition

Leitmotif: I never do anything I don’t want to do. Nor does anyone, but in my case I am always aware of it. — Robert A. Heinlein Marriage: Rob at WakingUpNow defuses one of...

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Department of Sardonic Understatement

In an excellent piece about the judicious pace the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal is taking, Capt. Adrian Bonenberger writes: The vocal minority asked whether soldiers could be compelled to serve alongside people whose...

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Harry Potter the Jock

I’m going to write a few posts about Harry Potter in anticipation of seeing the latest, and final, film. Amanda Marcotte has a smart observation about Harry Potter and his band of non-misfits: I...

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Harry Potter and the Ministry of Magic

I’m going to write a few posts about Harry Potter in anticipation of seeing the latest, and final, film. Alyssa Rosenberg has a good list of the political lessons found in the Harry Potter...

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“Carmageddon,” Car-Culture, and Conservatism

The LA region is preparing for the weekend closure of the 405 freeway, one of the area’s main thoroughfares, for the planned demolition of the Mulholland Bridge to add carpool lanes to a 10-mile...

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