Month: June 2006

Home / (Page 5)

It’s Official

By
|
In General
|
On June 19, 2006
Ugh. My sentiments here. As zuzu suggests, I’m not entirely sure what the forced pregnancy lobby and its legislative supporters are up to in LA and SD. As I’ve said before, there’s the potential to use this somewhat atypical candor as a wedge, but pro-choicers have to take the initiative and be clever about it. […]

Narrowing The CWA

By
|
On June 19, 2006

The Supreme Court handed down a divided opinion about the applicability of the Clean Water Act today. I’ll let my two legal-eagle guest bloggers (and environmental policy specialist co-blogger)

Father’s Day

By
|
In General
|
On June 18, 2006
If you’re one of the millions of us whose personal histories leave you with less than warm and fuzzy feelings on this particular day, I strongly suggest you go read read the much-missed Jesse Taylor’s powerful and remarkable father’s day post from last year, which Amanda has been kind enough to re-run, which I somehow […]

2500

By
|
On June 18, 2006

Armchair Generalist, responding to Tony Snow’s claim that 2500 “is a number”: No, Tony. It’s not a number. “No. 2500” had a face, family, and friends. Not that he w

News and Notes

By
|
In General
|
On June 18, 2006
First things first, thanks deeply to Steve Gimbel and Dan Nexon for helping out over the past two weeks. If you enjoyed their work, please visit Duck of Minerva and Philosopher’s Playground in the future; good guest blogging deserves a reward, and Lord knows, we’re not paying them. Loomis has been doing some good work […]
img
The annihilation of the Baltic Fleet at Tsushima left Russia short of battleships. Although the Tsar was successfully persuaded not to dispatch the Black Sea Fleet to Asia, the two major Russian fleets had historically been distinct units, and transfers between them were rare. The construction of Dreadnought rendered all remaining Russian battleships obsolete anyway, […]

Dare to Dream

By
|
On June 17, 2006

Ezra suggests that, at least in California, initiatives are becoming toxically unpopular. I certainly hope that this is true, although I wonder how much of this was related to the unpopularity of the

Ask, And Ye Shall Receive.

By
|
On June 17, 2006

So I asked for someone to point out flaws in that study of day care in Quebec I blogged on the other day, purporting to show significant negative effects from the introduction of a heavily subsidized

1 4 5 6 11
It is main inner container footer text