Daily Archive: January 23, 2012

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The Hunters of Kentucky

We spent 5 hours running beagles all over the hills of Green County yesterday.  The 12 gauge Ithaca I traded for last spring felt good in my hands and I was glad to have...

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Note on the Old Man of the Mountain

In his voyage account from the 13th century, Marco Polo tells of “the old man of the mountain” (Book I: Ch. 21), or Ala’u-‘d-Din Muhammad, one of the last rulers of the Nizari Ismailis, a...

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New Blogs!

I’d like to draw your attention to the latest TWO sub-blogs to go live at The League. Jonathan McLeod is writing “The 49th” – a Canadian politics blog with an eye toward American audiences....

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Stop Censorship, Stop ACTA

I have a primer up at Forbes on a little known trade agreement, ACTA, which does all the bad stuff that SOPA threatened to do, only worse. Masked as an anti-counterfeiting treaty, ACTA threatens...

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Vaka Motus

From the Pacific Voyagers website. Emphasis mine: The vakas are financed with micro-lending and built, maintained and operated by the local community. Taking pride in ownership, creates a commitment to better their villages and neighbouring islands.  Whether they take...

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