Month: December 2005

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War Plan Red

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On December 31, 2005
Want to invade Canada? We have a plan. The most interesting part of this Washington Post article is the discussion of Canada’s plans for pre-emptive war with the United States: As it turns out, Katz isn’t the first Canadian to speculate on how to fight the U.S.A. In fact, Canadian military strategists developed a plan […]

Rock Bottom

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On December 31, 2005

I suppose there’s something more pathetic than the fact that, on a Friday night, I currently have CSPAN-3’s re-runs of the Bork confirmation hearings on. But it’s certainly well beyo

Terrorism and Cancer

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On December 30, 2005

John Quiggin with an excellent analogy. This short poste better explains why I can’t take the vast majority of the right seriously when they talk about fighting terrorism. Share

Why I, too, am a feminist

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On December 30, 2005
Lots of reasons, but Scott’s post below reminds me of a post I meant to write last month, but never quite got around to. On Thanksgiving this year, just a few weeks after his 94th birthday, my grandfather died. Deaths of close family members always have an element of tragedy, but as far as deaths […]

Bipartisanship!!

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On December 29, 2005
Wow, I never thought it would happen either, but I agree entirely with a post about movies on The Corner. (Hell, I’m shocked that there was a post about movies, as opposed to using movies as a pretext to talk about politics, at The Corner.) Since we could use more conservatives who actually care about […]

10 Worst Americans

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On December 28, 2005
Far be it from me to decry any of my countrymen, but I cannot resist. In no particular order, and including both those crimes aesthetic and political… J. Edgar Hoover: I don’t think that civil liberty in the United States has ever had a more committed enemy. I don’t know that he hated leftists, african-americans, […]
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