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Always look on the bright side of life

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On September 15, 2008
This WAPO op-ed from chief McCain economic adviser Donald Luskin may set some kind of record for unfortunate timing. Shorter Luskin: unless you happen to be among the few million wretched refuse of our teeming shores who purchased a subprime mortgage things are still pretty good so quit your bitching (I guess that’s not that […]

Look out below

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On September 14, 2008

Looks like Lehman is going to be liquidated. Merrill may be next. Remember all those glossy paens to investment bankers and hedge funds and CDOs and the frictionless magic of the market in an age of g

A lot of people are fixing to die in Galveston tonight

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On September 12, 2008
I don’t know whether it will be dozens or hundreds, but my friend Steve the atmospheric scientist is pessimistic. He says that people aren’t sufficiently frightened of Ike because its maximum winds aren’t that high, but that it’s an enormous storm in terms of its total wind field, which means it’s going to create a […]

Her own private Idaho

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On September 11, 2008

Amid all the extremely disturbing tidbits in the Gibson/Palin soupcon of agitprop masquerading as journalism, the most disturbing may be the revelation that the GOP’s VP candidate (on a ticket w

The Cult of 9/11

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On September 11, 2008

If someone close to you died in the 9/11 terror attacks this isn’t intended for you. For you, this is a day of legitimate mourning and real grief, and this is about phony mourning and simulated

In poker they call this coming over the top

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On September 10, 2008
Somebody calls your bluff? Double your bet. “Mrs. Palin also killed the infamous Bridge to Nowhere in her own state. Yes, she once supported the project: But after witnessing the problems created by earmarks for her state and for the nation’s budget, she did what others like me have done: She changed her position and […]

Red state feminism

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On September 9, 2008

There’s a lot of this kind of thing going around right now (shorter version: she can bring home the salmon and fry it up in a pan). Indeed it’s being claimed that “Palin’s supe

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