Category: Politics

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Linky Friday #72

Linky Friday: categories this week are sports and culture, art and nature, economics and politics, and war and peace.

New Column at The New Republic

Forgive me the hiatus in posting. I’ve been parenting (and writing a fair amount). Saw Tod (et al) at Leaguefest and he (et al) encouraged me to share links here to my work elsewhere,...

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Linky Friday No. 61

It’s Linky Friday and now you have a way to malinger productivity while reading random links embedded in wry comments that are only funny after you read the articles!

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Religious Liberty is a Farce

Religious liberty is only given priority when the stakes don’t matter. That’s because few truly believe that “religious” beliefs have special status.

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Arizona on My Mind

Those of us in favor of same sex marriage have won. But how do we live with those who are the losers?

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Linky Friday #57

Burt Likko fills in for Will Truman for this week’s aggregation of dozens of links to themed web randomness!

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Toxic Relationships

Masses of people agreeing to vote for officials who want to go to war, continue using the death penalty, and tend to oppose programs that would support the poor all so those officials will do little more than pay lip service to the virtue of female chastity surely isn’t the ideal arrangement for a democracy.

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Resonant Hobbes

  I have claimed before that civil society is a fragile thing. I’ll add to that that the more civil a society is the more fragile it is. By “civil” here I mean “be-stated”, and...

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ENDA’s Game

In which the necessity of a law is politically dismissed because of a massive public misunderstanding by a man with an eerily orange face.