Month: June 2005

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Detroit

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On June 30, 2005

I love Detroit. I have roots in Detroit on both sides of my family. My old man spent many of his formative years (the 18+ formative years) in Detroit during the 1960s and 1970s. My aunt still lives th

More Countermobilization!

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On June 29, 2005
As we all have been informed by many esteemed commentators, the highly charged nature of the abortion debate in the United State is purely due to Roe v. Wade, because social conservatives never thought to oppose women’s rights until the courts got involved. Anyway, Canada recently presented another good test case for the many people […]
Today is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar. Admiral Horatio Nelson was the Royal Navy commander at Trafalgar. Without going into too much detail, the British victory at Trafalgar accomplished very nearly the complete annihalation of a larger French and Spanish naval fleet. As much as or more than any other major military […]
I agree with Jack Shafer that the New York Times was out of line in allowing this gratuitous cheap shot against Peter Jackson. Peter Jackson is an incredible filmmaker who did the impossible on Lord of the Rings. … But there’s a certain piggishness involved here. New Line already gave him enough money to rebuild […]

Newman on Kelo

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On June 27, 2005

I realize everyone’s moved on, but Nathan Newman has a couple of excellent posts on the implications of the Kelo decision here and here. …the underlying outrage is no doubt the fear that m

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