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RIP Lance Mannion

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On April 22, 2021
Some terrible news this morning. Lance was one of the finest of the Knights of the Old Blogosphere, and he will be dearly missed. We haven’t engaged with him nearly as much recently as we did in the old days, but here is the tribute he kindly contributed for us back in 2014. More than […]

The ISIS Conundrum

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On September 17, 2014
Lance Mannion has a very thoughtful essay on the difficulties of being a liberal trying to figure out what to do about ISIS. Read it. I agree with it. I have no idea what to do either. Nothing is probably a terrible idea. So is something. Whatever that something is.

Glengarry Glen Mitt

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On September 18, 2012
Lance Mannion for the win, with an assist from James Wolcott’s tweet wanting the video of Romney giving the speech from Glengarry Glen Ross. I’m sorry, but Romney does not get the good leads. He’s looking more and more like Jack Lemmon every second.

A World Affairs Expert

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On December 13, 2009

Someone recently recommended Tom Bissell’s incineration of Robert Kaplan’s literary [sic] reputation, and I can now heartily second that recommendation. For my own part, I was of the opini

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Eeeeewoks!

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On September 20, 2009
Call me a godless, gunless, pussified liberal, but I’ll never be able to comprehend the lingering appeal of a film based in part on the notion that scores of Soviet armored divisions might somehow invade North America via the ALCAN Highway. On second thought, that’s likely among the more plausible details from Red Dawn. At […]

Linky Linky…

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On October 17, 2008

From around the internets… David Axe gives some thought to the Pentagon’s image problem in Africa and South America. Lance Mannion unearths some startling facts about the youthful “B

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