Month: April 2005

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WA Gov. controversy takes an ugly turn

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On April 30, 2005
The lead sentence in a PI article on the gubernatorial election: What started out as an election contest between Democrat Christine Gregoire and Republican Dino Rossi may be turning into a fight between Democratic felons and Republican felons. Now that would be exciting. Share

Pretty Vacant

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On April 30, 2005

Speaking of Colorado wingnuts, Josh Marshall finds Senator Wayne Allard bemoaning “a vacancy crisis that threatens the service of the very justice upon which our great nation depends.” Oh,

Bad Faith

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On April 30, 2005

Dr. B points us to this remarkable story: Imagine two rape victims taken to the same hospital emergency room. Imagine them put in adjoining examination rooms. Let’s say they have identical injur

Capabilities

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On April 29, 2005
North Korean ballistic missiles armed with nuclear weapons are terrifying things, no doubt. The possibility of their existence makes me just a bit happier to be moving to Lexington, where I only need worry about Russian, British, and French ballistic missiles. However, I can’t give our Dear Leader a pass on this one: At a […]
Dave and Erik do the necessary work of flushing John Tierney’s latest tripe on the Chilean privatized pension system. The only thing that surprised me about Tierney’s column was how far behind he is on the Republican message. The Chilean “success” was trashed several months ago, but perhaps John didn’t receive the memo. In the […]

On "Borking"

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On April 28, 2005

Lindsay is very good on the attempts of various bloggers to defend the specious accusations of religious bigotry being dragged by various persons of bad faith into a debate about judicial nominations.

Down The Slope

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On April 27, 2005
Matt Yglesias raises the interesting point that it’s entirely possible that–whether or not it’s a “slippery slope” in the sense of being logically inevitable (and I don’t think it is)–the recognition of same-sex marriage will lead to the formal recognition of polyamorous relationships. Assuming for the sake of argument that he’s right–is this something that […]

Take The "7" Train

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On April 26, 2005

As someone who believes that spring break should be used for scholarly purposes, I thought it would be a good idea to observe oral arguments in the compelling case of Martinez v. Smoltz of Fulton Coun

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