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Radley Balko points out that Biden’s voting record on drug issues in particular and civil liberties in general is quite bad. (Edit: As a couple of commentators have noted, Biden’s overall
One way of sorting out peoples’ politics of law is to ask them if they find Harry Blackmun’s opinion for the Court in Roe v. Wade or Flood v. Kuhn more jurisprudentially offensive. (Flood
One of the strangest aspects of the moral panic over fat in our culture is the bizarre concept that having a BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is “normal.” It certainly isn’t normal in the s
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a presidential candidate’s list of top ten favorite songs, published in a magazine aimed at self-identified young urban hipsters, will be an essential
But the front page of the NY Times sure looks like Chapter One of a Tom Clancy novel right now. It’s just that under the present circumstances the idea of this guy running for president while so
My friend Steve is an atmospheric scientist and a hardcore baseball fan. He’s devised an ingenious simulation, in which he predicts the probable outcome of the remainder of a baseball season bas
“Some” would have seen it as a Secret Terrorist Gesture, while more sober-minded chin-scratchers would have taken it as evidence that Obama is too much of a foreigner to understand our cus