Daily Archive: February 17, 2012

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Take A Deep Breath, Y’all

Over the past week or so, we seem to have had a rash of misunderstandings, misread intents inferred, misread comments, and just plain misstatements and the unpleasant retractions thus obliged. There’s been a lot of...

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James Poulos Clarifies

A much more comprehensible follow-up column here. The charitable interpretation will be that he took the marbles out of his mouth and made some sensible points about how biology sits in tension with every...

26

The North Carolina Story Is a Pretty Big Deal

Due to reporting from Madeleine Morgenstern that answers a lot of the concerns I had raised about the North Carolina Lunch Box Story, I have retracted my post on the subject to the extent...

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Virginia’s Ultrasound Law

Slate reports: This week, the Virginia state Legislature passed a bill that would require women to have an ultrasound before they may have an abortion. Because the great majority of abortions occur during the...

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The Incentive Bubble…

An interesting piece in the Harvard Business Review about the problems present in the current financial sector and the incentive system created by a financial-market based compensation system. Read the whole thing, it’s quite...

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What are women for?

I keep trying to better understand James Poulos. I like James a great deal, though we disagree pretty fundamentally on many things. I’ve been fascinated by his discussions of the Pink Police State (a conservative...

26

An Interesting Twist in the Medical Marijuana Debate

Nick Diaz is a mixed-martial arts fighter. He is arguably one of the top five fighters in the sport. When he isn’t training to fight he runs triathlons. His cardio is considered the best in...

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