Month: September 2008

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Kaus Gets Something Half Right

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On September 27, 2008
Kaus: The Refs Dream They’re Being Worked: When McCain’s campaign attacks the press, he’s not “working the refs.” That implies McCain’s strategists still care how the “refs” make calls. I think it’s pretty clear they’re doing something else (and they’re perfectly happy if the refs keep making calls against them). … P.S.: Of course the […]

No Sympathy Here

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On September 26, 2008

Unlike Chris Orr, I have utterly no sympathy for Sarah Palin, despite the fact that her interviews and occasional public statements have meandered into the realm of the exquisite corpse. Mike Riggs wo

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McCain Wins!

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On September 26, 2008
From my brother, who has apparently drilled into a vast sub-surface shale deposit of free time this afternoon: (Cf.) …OK, here’s one of mine: Share

Tax Cuts Solve Everything!

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On September 26, 2008

House GOP says we can solve the problems created by companies possessing now-worthless securities can be solved by…a temporary suspension of the capital gains tax cut. I can’t see any prob

Posse Comitatus on the Merits

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On September 26, 2008
Over e-mail, Glenn has suggested that the origins of posse comitatus in the United States are irrelevant to the wisdom of maintaining the policy today. I only partially agree with that claim. To briefly set aside the question of the origins, and to entirely set aside the question of whether the incident Glenn mentions actually […]

Another View

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On September 26, 2008

With all due respect to Paul, my latte-sipping colleague, it bears pointing out that neither he nor his libertarian friend have taken the time to consider the possibility that Sarah Palin is not so mu

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