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More on the Hanson

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On May 24, 2006
One of the most entertaining parts of being a defense oriented blogger is the occasional opportunity to dismantle Victor Davis Hanson, king of the 101st Typing Wingnuts. Hanson is such a bizarre product of our age; a “historian” whose work is plainly incoherent, but who has generated a following through appeal to a set of […]
As long-time readers will know, I’m an opponent of the death penalty, but a fairly tepid one. While I don’t think it ultimately accomplishes anything, I also think that as American injustices go, the death penalty circa 2006 is overrated. I would start with incarceration rates that are staggering outliers among liberal democracies before rarely-applied […]

Sebelius For Veep!

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On May 23, 2006
It’s not just Al Gore; another politician who Ezra has convinced me to see the virtues of is Kansas governor Kathleen Sebelius. And here’s yet another reason to get on the bandwagon: Legislation requiring physicians to furnish the state with additional information when they perform abortions was vetoed Friday by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, who said […]

On Gore ’08

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On May 22, 2006

Like Ezra and Shakes, I hope that Al Gore will run in ’08, and would, at a minimum, strongly lean toward supporting him in the primaries. Neil tries to throw some cold water on the parade. He ma

Montenegro

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On May 21, 2006
It appears that Montenegro has voted to secede from the Union of Serbia and Montenegro. A 55% supermajority was needed, and it looks as if they’ve just managed to get there. Let’s hope that this divorce can be conducted more peacefully than the rest of the disintegration of Yugoslavia. Doug Muir has more. Share
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