Daily Archive: April 20, 2012

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Wardsmith’s WTO Blanket Party

Presented as-is, promoted from his comment Like almost all of you, I have mixed feelings about the police. As a law-abiding tax-paying citizen with property that needs protecting, I am in favor of a...

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World’s Greatest Mystery, Solved

…Maybe.  An intrepid CNN.com reporter attempts to answer the question that has plagued all of us for years: did Levon Helm sing “Annie” or “Fanny”?  (For the record, I’ve always thought “Fanny” — but...

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The Henchman’s Diary

In the glamorous world of superheroes, all of the media attention is always focused on the famous, flamboyant super-villains. But what about the regular, everyday, Joe-Shmoe working-stiffs that make the wheels of those Evil Empires go ’round? Who takes the time to tell their story?

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It Seems Appropriate…

…That on April 20, of all days, I should come across a post discussing the wording of an effort to enact a repeal of Citizens United by way of amending the United States Constitution....

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It’s not a war, and I am not a warrior.

  Andrew Sullivan, in 2006, failing to give credit where credit is due: First, they came for the homos, then the near-dead, then the pregnant women. But you know who their ultimate target will...

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Gaming the Police

The UC-Davis pepper spray incident has come back into the news lately. Far be it from me to ignore. Back in November I left this comment on  a post here at The League. I think it...

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Jurisprudence blogging 2: Hart

In my previous post in this series, I gave a rough outline of Austin’s views and a number of criticism levelled against it. Now, I’ll reveal my hand: All those criticisms were levelled by...

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“Girls be making HBO shows, am I right?”

This gives a brief (if overly patronizing and insensitive) summary of what bothered me about HBO’s new show: Girls. I didn’t know much about it going in, other than I was pretty excited. Anyone...

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The Medicine Show Man: A remembrance of Levon Helm.

Levon Helm was a musician’s musician. Raised near Helena, Arkansas, home of the King Biscuit Time, the longest-running radio show, he was raised in the very heart of what would become rock and roll....