Month: September 2008

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Happy Birthday, Lord Nelson

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On September 29, 2008
Today marks the 250th birthday of Vice-Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson. It is also the third birthday (observed) of Lord Cat Nelson.A common infirmity is not the only connection between Vice Admiral Lord Nelson and Lord Cat Nelson; no few Manxmen served in Vice Admiral Lord Nelson’s fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar. Share

The Sexism of the Palin Pick

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On September 29, 2008

This gets it right: In election season, there is a price for being turned into a symbol. When actual journalists, with a rep to protect, show up, they are going to do their job. Which brings me to the

Embarassing Admissions

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On September 28, 2008
On the way into Shea yesterday, I expressed with my agreement with metsgrrl’s partner, believing that since the Mets would probably have to win two games anyway it would have been better to start Santana on full rest and try to get through Saturday with the kid. I was very, very happy to be extremely […]

This is Fabulous News…

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On September 28, 2008

Maybe McConnell really is in trouble: Here are some more numbers from the Mason-Dixon poll showing Mitch McConnell and Bruce Lunsford dead even. McConnell – 41%Lunsford- 41% With leanersMcConnel

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The Great One

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On September 27, 2008

Paul Newman has passed away. As a Canadian male of a certain age my choice of image from a particular aesthetically minor film was inevitable, but the oeuvre is remarkable: The Hustler and The Verdict

It’s Not on the Rubric

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On September 27, 2008

Archpundit nails it. In reference to Palin’s interview with Katie Couric: One of my various part time employments from time to time is grading AP exams for the Government and Politics Exam. Some

NATO and Moral Hazard

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On September 27, 2008

This diavlog is tagged “Liberal vs. Libertarian Foreign Policy”; I guess I’m not convinced that there’s such a thing as a libertarian foreign policy (seems all warmed over real

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