Month: October 2004

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Hacktacular!

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On October 31, 2004

Max Sawicky offers a good timeline of the guest hacks at Instapundit trying to explain away Al QaQaa. It’s a really remarkable sequence of intellectual dishonesty. Uncritically repeat assertions

Take it to Vegas*

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In General
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On October 30, 2004
My prediction can wait no longer. Kerry 51 Bush 47.5 (various irrelavents) 1.5 Kerry: 304 (Gore 2000 +Florida, Ohio, NH, -Iowa) Bush: 234 Turnout: 59% (Local predictions) Monorail recall fails 52-48 Weird Gambling/property tax initiative fails 63-37 Education/Sales Tax initiative passes 53-47 Charter Schools fail 55-45 Ross 51 Reichert 49 Gregoire 53 Rossi 46 Murray […]

Rock bottom

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On October 30, 2004

This Slate article is so appalling it’s hard to know what possibly could have been going through the minds of the editors who allowed it to be published. Even for a publication that gives a full

Dubious Milestone

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In Robert Farley
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On October 30, 2004
Lawyers, Guns and Money was born on May 31, 2004. We’ve been in existence for 153 days. In that time, Blogger tells me that my posts total 66506 words. My dissertation? I finished my exams on June 1, 2000, and finished “Transnational Determinants of Military Doctrine” on August 18, 2004. 65898 words, including footnotes and […]

Victory

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On October 30, 2004

Kos is spot-on about this. Sure, we all know that if Bush wins a squeaker it probably won’t change the way he governs. It potentially matters in the other direction, though. Goal one of this el

Bush and Free Trade

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In Robert Farley
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On October 30, 2004
Paperwight has a nice post about the inconsistency of the Bush administration on free trade. I know that there are more important questions at the moment, but it’s worth noting again that the administration that relentlessly sings the virtues of the free market doesn’t seem terribly interested in actually establishing one. The steel tariffs are […]

Capabilities

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On October 29, 2004

Digby has a couple of good discussions of the Revolution in Military Affairs, here and here. I wrote about this crazy stuff back in March of 2003, when it was revealed that none other than Newtie Gi

Lancet

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On October 29, 2004

Most people have heard by now of the casualty report in the Lancet, which estimates that around 100000 Iraqi civilians have died during the war. Fred Kaplan does a good job of questioning some of the

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