Daily Archive: December 5, 2011

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Juror Mitch Landrieu

How did the defense attorney let this happen? New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has apparently made the cut to be on the jury of a murder trial in New Orleans. I can’t imagine why...

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On the Seventh Blind Man and the Elephant

(For opposite week, I decided to argue a theist position.) One of the biggest problems when it comes to any discussion of theism vs. atheism is when some wag asks for a definition of...

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A Sermon on Liberty

(This post is for opposite day here at the League.  I don’t like sermons, don’t believe in free will, and as a self-described liberal I self-evidently hate liberty.) “It is not from the benevolence...

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How Radical is Occupy Wall Street?

There’s been a mild lull in Occupy Wall Street activity as of late — chalk it up to the turkey and the cold, I suppose — and the respite from breaking news has allowed...

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Cloak and Kopis

Over the past month or so, several parts of Iran have begun looking like scenes from a Michael Bay movie. Looks like a lot of nuclear enrichment and missile sties. Is this espionage? If so,...

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True Faith To Democracy

Today is “Opposite Day” here at the League. My favorite subject here is Constitutional law and I typically take a textualist approach to the subject. So in the spirit of the day, I offer...

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Scaling Perfection : On the Music of Kenny G

by Guest Author Kelly Todd Today’s posts seem to be clogging the League with political dissertations and proclamations of one sort or another. Is democracy good? Is the separation of powers evil? Are man’s...

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Opposite Day: The case for democracy

Let me introduce my twin brother Ilarum, who of course tends to be wrong on a lot of things. Nevertheless, Today is his day to make a fool of himself shine. My twin is...

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