Month: September 2004

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Debate

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On September 30, 2004
I watched it on the first floor of the college, where NBC set up cameras to interview students, before and after. I felt as nervous as before a game 7 I was invested in. For those who missed the debate, here’s the summary: Kerry: Detailed critiques and plans, while Bush smirks and rolls his eyes. […]

Amen

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In Robert Farley
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On September 30, 2004
Matt Yglesias writes: The South in the late nineteenth century was a region that heartily deserved to be subjected to some hostile sentiments. Nothing pissed me off more than my high school history textbook’s many disparaging references to these insidious “radical Republicans” in the late-1860s and 1870s who had all these nutty ideas like “black people […]

A Nightmare of Evil

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In Robert Farley
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On September 29, 2004
This is the last goddamn thing we need: George Lucas wants to bring a live-action “Star Wars” series to television by autumn 2006. The good guys at the Inland Empire Strikes Back Web site have been chatting up some insiders up at Lucasfilm, and they’re all talking about who should be its showrunner, and some of […]

Torture Roundup

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On September 29, 2004

Bad things are happening in Congress. For more read Belle Waring, Ted Barlow, and Katharine at Obsidian Wings, Kevin at Lean left, Jeanne at Body and Soul. If you don’t know what “ext

Hitch

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In Robert Farley
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On September 28, 2004
Kevin Drum drops a rock on Christopher Hitchens’ head. After all, Hitchens has chosen to ally himself with the most unserious group of war leaders this country has ever seen. They treated the runup to war like a marketing blitz for a new soft drink; they have trivialized critical issues of national security because doing so […]
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