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Conway’s ad

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In kentucky
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On October 19, 2010
Count me as someone not particularly troubled by the ad, for reasons well covered by Yglesias, Zagloff, and Theda Skocpol (!). Should I dare to turn on my teevee here in Ohio, I’m treated to about 72 political ads per hour, many of which traffic in xenophobia in various ways I find far more offensive. […]

Happy Derby Day!

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In derby day , kentucky
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On May 5, 2007
Today all eyes turn toward Kentucky. Her Majesty is in attendance. Rumour has it that George Clooney is supposed to be around, as well, but I’m not sure about that. Still working on getting a reserve box for Patterson School faculty and guests. For you compulsive types that just have to bet, here are Crazy […]

Empathy

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In animals , horses , Iraq , kentucky
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On January 29, 2007
Goldy: I suppose the crusty, cynical response would be to berate the American people for lavishing so much love and affection on a freakishly talented $30 million race horse, at the same time our nation is busy spending its blood and treasure on a brutal, dehumanizing war in Iraq. During the months of Barbaro’s failed […]
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