Month: November 2006

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Work! Fight! Breed!

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On November 26, 2006
Mark Steyn is channeling Madison Grant again, first in his latest column, in which he explores the Passing of the Great Race: The “realists” think that “containment” and “stability” are wise strategies. In fact, they’re the absence of strategy. The fertility rate in the Gaza Strip is one of the highest on earth. If you […]

Thoughts on IRV

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On November 26, 2006

Hostility toward the recent shift to “pick-a-party” primaries in Washington has resulted in a Charter Amendment in Pierce County(a well populated county immediately south of Seattle’

Lawyers

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On November 26, 2006

I have it on good authority that some law professors are deeply sympathetic to Ezra’s position on social science students and law school. I recall that, during graduate school, the template refr

How Did Bush v. Gore Matter?

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On November 26, 2006
In light of some of the comments to this post, I should clarify what I meant when I said that Bush’s election was inevitable by the time Bush v. Gore was decided. There are two points, I think, we can all agree on. The first is that Bush v. Gore was a legal abomination that […]

Big Media Darcy

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On November 25, 2006

I note that the upcoming gig (Thursday, Bowery Poetry Club) of friend of (and frequent commenter at) L, G & M Darcy James Argue has been touted in the august pages of the New York Times: DARCY JA

Finest Hour

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On November 24, 2006
Iain Ballantyne notes a discussion of Britain’s “Finest Hour” regarding the relative value of the contribution of the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force to Britain’s survival in 1940 and 1941. Ballantyne: Certainly the German fleet was not up to the job of fighting off half a dozen British battleships, scores of destroyers and […]
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