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Bueller?

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On June 4, 2005
Via Andrew Sullivan, here’s former Nixon speechwriter (and Ferris’s economics teacher) Ben Stein completely losing his shit: We read that Mark Felt’s family and Mark Felt put out their story solely to make money off it. So, this makes the family’s karma even more unnerving. The father, patriarch, Mark, took out his anger and frustration […]

Meet the New Boss

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On June 4, 2005

Very good piece by Charlie Cray on Chris Cox, newly appointed chairman of the SEC. Short version: putting Chris Cox in charge of the SEC is like putting a fox with a deep fat fryer in charge of the he

Actually, it is a right

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On June 4, 2005

Amanda at Pandagon points out that one conservative argues against gay marriage thusly: Can people who think anonymous sex isn’t cheating on their partner really be considered married? Booty-bum

Split Infinitives

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On June 4, 2005

Can anyone give me a good reason to not use split infinitives? I just don’t see any meaningful reason not to. Part of this is principle. I believe in an ever-evolving language and that rules of

Exxon-Mobil

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On June 3, 2005
I received a rather strange piece of mail the other day. It was addressed to all employees of Exxon-Mobil, which I am definitely not, and was their 2004 Corporate Citizenship Report. I thought, well hell, if they are going to imagine that I am their employee then I am going to imagine a conversation between […]

Shocking

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On June 2, 2005

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL AIDED KERRY The top leadership of Amnesty International USA, which unleashed a blistering attack last week on the Bush administration’s handling of war detainees, contribut

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