Daily Archive: July 26, 2011

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Curb Your Dogma

~by RTod Two weeks ago I wrote a guest post for the League; it essentially had two central thrusts at its core: The first was trying to define a kind of principle-centered pragmatism. But...

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NAACP Resolution on the Drug War

Good: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) passed a resolution Tuesday calling for an end to the “War on Drugs” during their 102tn NAACP Annual Convention in Los Angeles, CA....

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The Tragedy of War is the Tragedy of Men

Ta-Nehisi Coates continues to wonder about the relationships between and among war, tragedy, and justice: There’s a hazy line between my posts arguing that the Civil War wasn’t tragic, and my posts on the 30 Years War. The key dilemma I’m...

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Debt Limit Grab Bag

~by Koz A Debt Limit Deal Is Not Inevitable We all know the pressures the various actors will be under to find a deal, and we fear the consequences if they don’t. But that’s...

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Compromise

Okay now look. I don’t like raising taxes. I don’t even like taxes in the first place. But I also know when it’s time to compromise. When “not raising taxes” also means “wrecking the...

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