Month: July 2010

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Making It Easy

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On July 30, 2010

Obama’s glacial pace in making federal court nominations is not, strictly speaking, an example of the kind of thing Krugman is talking about today. Making a couple dozen more nominations to the

This has been another edition of what Serwer said… An organization whose stated role is to “counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry” nonetheless opposes people building where they please simply because of the faith they adhere to. Sure “bigotry is unfair and wrong”, the ADL says, but we should give the bigots what they want anyway. […]

I’ve Got Mine!

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On July 30, 2010

This is an important fact: Conservatives have made a concerted effort to portray public opposition to health care reform as an ideological rejection of liberalism and government. The truth is that peo

On March 17, 2007, I was invited to join Journolist. I reprint the full e-mail invitation below, without permission, because that’s just the way I roll: Over the past few weeks, I’ve been creating a list serv to unite the journalist, wonk, public academic, and more cerebral bloggers communities. It’s actually going pretty well, and […]

Obviously

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On July 29, 2010

I’m toying with the idea of watching the second season debut of Jersey Shore, after recommendations from certain aficionados of trash TV (I didn’t see any of the first season). Apparently,

Showalter

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On July 29, 2010

And it gives me an excuse to post this video again! They’re so far behind their divisional opposition that I don’t know much it will help, but I think this is a good hire for the Orioles.

Thanks, Jim; you’re making the most of your twilight as a US Senator: A reporter from Politico asked Bunning for his thoughts about Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg missing his start on Tuesday with shoulder soreness. Bunning grabbed his arm with a fake exclamation of pain and then decided to question Strasburg’s manhood. “Five-hundred twenty starts, I never […]
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