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Little Bighorn

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On July 31, 2005
Sitting Bull had the good sense to wipe out Custer and the Seventh Cavalry just off of I-90, so I stopped and took a few pictures. Earlier this summer I spoke to a US Army Major and asked him what place the Indian Wars played in the self-understanding of the Army as an organization. He […]

Distorting the Law

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On July 31, 2005
I have been remiss in noting that, while I was on vacation, Bill Haltom and Michael McCann’s book Distorting the Law won APSA’s Pritchett Award for the best book published in public law in the preceding two years. (Disclaimer: McCann was my dissertation advisor.) Both Dave and I have mentioned this book before, but it […]
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On July 29, 2005

Using Brad Delong’s frustration with the quality of Jared Diamond critics as a jumping off point, Henry at Crooked Timber considers the odd implications of the arguments of Savage Minds blogger

Gore and Iraq

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On July 28, 2005
Some classic DLC logic in Marshall Wittmann’s post about a potential Gore candidacy: It is quite likely that a President Gore would have come to blows with Saddam in the aftermath of 9/11. In the past, Gore was a strong supporter of the use of American power whether it was in the first Gulf War […]
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