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Beltwayitis

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On May 29, 2012
Ruben Navarrette suffers from the condition known as Beltwayitis. It’s when pundits and politicians hang out together all the time without ever discussing anything of substance that might get in the way of people being invited to Megan McArdle’s or Tom Daschle’s or whoever’s Christmas party. Navarrette, in discussing the typical but pretty bad negative […]

Craig James

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On December 13, 2011
One of the least savory individuals in the extremely corrupt world of college football is running for the Senate from the great state of Texas. That is none other than the legendary Craig James, probably the most widely loathed commentator in televised sports. James has used his ESPN platform to promote his conservative causes, what […]

Bastrop State Park

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On September 5, 2011

I love traveling. Seeing the world might mean more to me than almost any other thing I enjoy–reading, music, film, Oregon football, baseball. Maybe not good beer or bourbon, but it’s prett

State Courts: The Darker Side

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On September 18, 2009

For less encouraging news about state judiciaries, we can turn to the state of Texas, where a man was sentenced to death in a trial in which the prosecutor and presiding judge were having an affair. Y

Credit Where Due

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On April 18, 2009
Erik makes an important point; Texas has thus far seceded from two different countries in order to defend the right of white people to own black people. In that context, seceding in order to maintain a low capital gains tax rate would be a substantial improvement. …speaking of treason, insurrection, arcane legal reasoning, and piracy, […]
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