Month: August 2007

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Withdrawal Predictions

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In apsa , conferences , Iraq war
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On August 31, 2007
There was a high powered panel this morning at APSA on strategic withdrawal from Iraq. It included James Wirtz of the Naval War College, John Mearsheimer, Juan Cole, and Stephen Biddle, and unlike many high powered panels actual resulted in some good discussion. Biddle summarized his recent congressional testimony about partial withdrawal, noting explicitly that […]

Comedy Gold

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On August 30, 2007

Jeff Goldstein really should be performing with a brick wall in the background: Still, I think there are certain elements of an actual conspiracy here that shouldn’t be overlooked — most speci

This post from Michael Asher at DailyTech has already brought predictable yodels from climate change skeptics. From what I can gather, Asher supplies — once again — ample evidence that he’s functionally innumerate: In 2004, history professor Naomi Oreskes performed a survey of research papers on climate change. Examining peer-reviewed papers published on the ISI […]
Matt says: A reasonable politics of “family values” needs to contain some penalties for heterosexuals with anti-family behavior (see, e.g., Dick Vitter, Rudy Giuliani) and support for gays with pro-family behavior. What they have right now is just loathing of gay people masquerading as defense of the traditional family. This is true, but there’s another […]

First Day Jitters

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On August 30, 2007

It happens every fall. The first day of school* rolls around and I get jitters. Today is my last-ever first day of school, as I embark on my third (and last!) year of law school. For all of you lawyer

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