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On June 30, 2009

Finally. And, while perhaps this overstates his rationality, now that Coleman has conceded it’s hard to imagine Pawlenty making the courts issue a writ to force him to act. Share

Getting Out

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On June 30, 2009

Ackerman: It’s a “carnival” in Baghdad, according to the Post‘s Ernesto Londono, filled with Iraqi troops grinning as they take their lives into their own hands and graffitti w

Giving Away The Show

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On June 30, 2009

I’ll have more tomorrow, but like Publius I was amazed to come home and read Alito’s remarkable-and-not-in-a-good-way concurrence focusing on the Scary Black Guy who allegedly caused New H

Israel Ditches the LCS

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On June 29, 2009

It appears that the Israelis have ditched plans to purchase the Littoral Combat Ship: In a radical revamp of its surface fleet modernization program, the Israel Navy has shelved long-held plans to pur

*Blech* Twitter

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On June 29, 2009

We now have *shudder* a Twitter feed. Adjust your behavior accordingly. We expect that the feed will include not only self-serving links to LGM posts, but also unique examples of the quality socio-pol

On Old Soldiers Refusing to Fade Away

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On June 29, 2009
I’ve had Vo Nguyen Giap on my death list for four years running. This year in History of Strategic Thought, we read People’s War People’s Army; while the first half is pretty much standard Marxist agitprop, his account of the siege and reduction of Dien Bien Phu is a beautiful thing to behold. A couple […]

Pre-Emptive Ricci Post

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On June 29, 2009

I will be in a car returning from a graduation party most of the day. So if, as expected, the Court hands down its decision in Ricci today and reverses the Second Circuit, let me say that this in no w

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