Daily Archive: September 12, 2012

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J. Christopher Stevens.

In our rush to discuss the political ramifications or the national security issues of the Benghazi attacks, it’s easy to forget the people on the ground. In particular the death in the line of...

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Nerds On The Big Bang Theory

A question for nerds and geeks in the audience, what do you think of the CBS sitcom? There seem to be two lines of thought: One, that it is insulting to nerds in a...

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On why I registered to be a Republican this morning…

[Note: Post updated below] Like so many other broken camel backs, for me the last straw was shockingly minor: “I’m outraged by the attacks on American diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and by...

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BREAKING: Unleash the Drones

In unofficial coordination with Skynet, the U.S. has released flight capable terminators to seek out the source of the recent attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya.

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American Ambassador To Libya Killed

Yesterday, the minister from Florida who did those stupid and pointless Koran-burning stunts released promoted a movie called Innocence of Muslims. The U.S. embassy to Egypt responded by issuing a statement condemning the film: “Respect...

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There Will Be Numbers: The limits of wonkery

Since the teachers in Chicago went on strike, Ezra Klein’s blog of gritty numerics has published four posts on the subject. Each has been, as one might expect, mired in the most precise and useless...

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Waxing Un-American

Conor Williams is exasperated and disappointed with the response to his criticism of conservatives criticizing Progressivism.  I’ll excuse his missing my comments, set forth below, which answer his criticism directly.  But on re-reading Conor’s...