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Caprica

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Fascinating. ‘CAPRICA’ From executive producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick (‘Battlestar Galactica’), writer Remi Aubuchon (’24’) and NBC Universal Television Studio, this new series is set over a half a century before the events that play out in ‘Battlestar Galactica.’ The people of the Twelve Colonies are at peace and living in a society […]

Mobility

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Make sure to read Ezra’s post on income mobility in the United States. The fantasy that the US has greater income mobility than other Western countries is really quite critical to the conservati

Secret Flights

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On April 26, 2006

I’m sure that this is all just an elaborate mole-hunting operation designed to ferret out disloyal continents: The CIA has run more than 1,000 flights within the European Union since 2001, often

Online Budgeting

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Interesting. French Budget Minister Jean-Francois Cope has announced the launch of an online game for the country’s taxpayers to have a go at balancing the books. The game, called Cyberbudget, will launch in May and will let users manage 300bn euros ($373bn). Some 10,000 players will be able to play at any one time for […]

LGM Reader Survey

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On April 26, 2006
Check out our results. Short summary: If you’ve ever wondered “Am I the only angry loner who reads LGM?”, the answer is no. Other interesting results: – The professional distribution is a lot more even than I would have expected; I had thought we’d skew very heavily toward legal and education sectors. – I’m not […]
As a follow-up to Eric Boehlert’s mockery of Hugh Hewitt’s claim that big-city newspaper circulation is declining because they don’t offer the reactionary hackery that readers crave, let’s consider an even better example, the high comedy that is the New York Sun: The New York Sun has launched an aggressive new tactic in order to […]

Staggering

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On April 25, 2006

Bill Petti: Rep. Charles H. Taylor (R-N.C.) decides to take a ‘principled stand’ and is holding up $10 million dollars necessary to buy the land where a monument to the passengers and crew

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