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Dworkin

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On April 11, 2005
Trish Wilson notes the passing of Andrea Dworkin, and Professor B. offers a roundup of relevant commentary. I don’t really have much to add to the consensus within these links; I ultimately disagree with Dworkin’s analysis and conclusions in any number of respects, but I also object to the way in which her work has […]

A Note

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On April 10, 2005

Sandy Koufax and Pedro Martinez have now pitched virtually the same number of innings–2324 for Sandy, 2311 for Pedro. Koufax was 165-87 with an ERA+ of 131. (A league average ERA+ in a neutral p

Bobo in (White) America

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On April 9, 2005
A completely indefensible, but familiar, right-wing trope appears within David Brooks‘ tripe today. He explains why the party that has lost the popular vote once in the previous four presidential elections is near death: This does not mean good news for Democrats. That party is at risk of going into a death spiral. The Democrats […]

About Time

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On April 6, 2005
Ah, this is more like it: M Rivera (L, 1-1; B, 2) 0.2 3 5 1 3 1 0 38-18 10.80 And Slappy Rodriguez making the key error is just icing on the cake… Is this now four blown saves in four opportunities for Rivera?

Happily, Yes!

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On April 5, 2005

Congratulations to Seb at Sadly, No! and his partner, who will be having their first child in June. To ask the most obvious question, will the child take his/her father’s name, or will he/she ju

The Clouded Crystal Ball

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On April 5, 2005
Alright, I guess now that we’re Opening Day +2, I’d better offer my predictions for the upcoming season. So: AL East: NY, Bos (WC), Bal, Tor, TBYou won’t see these picks anywhere else! Actually, the top of the division is basically a coin flip. The good news for Yankee haters is that Steinbrenner has turned […]
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