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The League Of Ordinary Gentlemen In 2012

If you’re interested in just how many people visited The League in 2012, who the top commenters were, or what our  most popular posts happened to be, check out this nifty Annual Report that...

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What Would Liberals Do?

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

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Excusing the NRA, Remembering Ourselves

Now that the fiscal cliff fight is over, (for a spell) now that the inauguration is almost upon us, we’re finally ready to have the national conversation about guns (maybe, unless fighting over Chuck...

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The Most Amazing Marriage Proposal Ever

Really, this is not only sweet and moving (and yes, I laughed…I cried…) it’s also entirely unfair. For those poor saps not yet married, there’s simply no way they’ll ever top this. For those...

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A Well Regulated Militia

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far,...

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Now That’s More Like It…

There is undoubtedly a great deal to be concerned about when it comes to the culture that surrounds football, particularly big time college football.  But every now and then, you read about a remarkable...

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The Knock-Down, Part 3: Certainty and Uncertainty

(Previously: The Knock Down, Part 1 and Part 2,and a Placeholder) James Fallows, after Aurora, The Certainty of More Shootings: “[T]he additional sad, horrifying, and appalling point is the shared American knowledge that, beyond any doubt, this...

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My Three Sons

Forgive me for not having an upshot with this post. It’s just a jumble of thoughts about the relationship that my sons have with each other, a topic I wrote about briefly once before....

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Remembering Dr. J. Blaine Hudson (1949-2013)

I was saddened yesterday to hear that my favorite professor from my time at the University of Louisville passed away over the weekend. I was lucky enough to see him last year at a...

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Leo Messi wins Ballon D’Or…

…in other things that aren’t news: Sun coming up from the east tomorrow. Notre Dame will get crushed by Bama…. Pope is still Catholic.

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The Guns In America Symposium: Epilogue

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far,...

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If You Must Know…

‘Bama in a rout.  Though I really wish a giant pit would open up at midfield and swallow up both teams.

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Nominations Towards Normalcy

The Weekly Standard and other neoconservative rags have started their predictable braying for blood after President Obama today nominated Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense and John Brennan for CIA Director. Most of the sound and...

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Movie notes: The Killing of America

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so...

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My Lucky Day

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Guns In America. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far,...

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