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On May 31, 2011

Ah, Online Integrity — the blogosphere’s short-lived and even more risible companion to the Euston Manifesto. It was important for one reason: as the parody site almost immediately got mor

This depressing trial should remind us that the real world is nothing like what goes on on BHL’s head.   Or, rather, resembles it all too well. Rape v. flat tires: a helpful Venn diagram for Republican legislators. I think Shafer has a point here, in that I doubt that Fox News (which largely preaches to […]

The Kid

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On May 31, 2011

Very sad news. I will admit that, as someone whose love for baseball started with the Dick Williams-era Expos, that Carter was never one of my favorites. His rah-rah and theatrical hustle, while not a

Moron FIFA

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On May 31, 2011

I recognize that I’m carefully flogging a dead horse here, but things are moving apace.  The Guardian has a good live blog on the ongoing patheticness.  The news today is that both the English

Pima Raid

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On May 30, 2011
Read David Axe’s fantastic account of the Pima County SWAT raid: The May 5 assault by a Pima County SWAT team on an address on Red Water Street, outside Tucson, was meant to apprehend a suspected member of a “rip crew” — a team of heavily-armed thugs, working for one of the cartels, that steals drugs […]

JFK II

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On May 30, 2011

This wouldn’t have been my first choice: John F. Kennedy will have a second aircraft carrier named after him. The Navy announcement came Sunday, on what would have been the president and World W

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