Month: March 2005

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America’s Worst Blogger

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On March 24, 2005
Who is America’s worst blogger? Some parameters: 1. Partisanship cannot, in itself, be evidence of bad blogging. 2. The blogger must be “major” as in commonly read and referrred to. The two names that leap to mind for me are Glenn Reynolds and Mickey Kaus. Reynolds, in fairness, plays an important role as the nervous […]

Mountain

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In Robert Farley
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On March 22, 2005
Excellent post from Erik at Alterdestiny on mountain top removal in West Virginia. It takes a mere fraction, maybe 1% or less of the people it used to take to mine coal to do it today. Many residents of Appalachia feel that the coal companies are on their side, much as the loggers of Oregon […]

Beinart Busting

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In Robert Farley
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On March 21, 2005
Michael Berube channels Rick Perlstein: Besides, as Rick Perlstein pointed out to me a few days ago, there’s something very, very troubling about the whole Beinart analogy between anti-Islamism and anti-Communism, and “principled realists” ought to be much more wary of it than they are. Yes, the Americans for Democratic Action met at the Willard […]
Part I Part II Two Royal Navy admirals had a chance to stop, or at least slow, Goeben and Breslau. Admiral Archibald Milne had under his command the battlecruisers Inflexible, Indomitable, and Indefatigable. None could match Goeben, but together they should have been more than enough to stop her. Shortly after Goeben bombarded Phillipeville, Indomitable […]
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