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During the depths of my illness Blogger ate a post I wrote about Amy Sullivan’s inevitable post-election abortion column. I had planned to just let it rest, particularly given Atrios’ devastating reply, but seeing definitively inept Dem spokesperson Donna Brazile spout similar nonsense in the NYT reminded me that this will become an ongoing theme and worth attacking. […]
When recently discussing the best-reviewed movies of the year, I (perhaps willfully) left one obvious candidate out. Well, among the best critics of the vaguely alternative press, I’m afraid Before Sunset is the year’s best-reviewed film. Since I haven’t actually seen it, I guess I can’t say more than I already have. Although if it’s better than #2 […]

Eastwood

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On December 27, 2004

I wrote recently that Sideways was the best reviewed film of the year. I’m not sure if this is true any longer; the reviews from top critics of Million Dollar Baby have been remarkably good

Pointless questions

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On December 27, 2004
I’ve spent the last several days with my family, away from computers and email. This has given me time to ponder various trivialities far more than I, or anyone, should. In that spirit, I have a pointless observation and equally pointless question. Due to the near-complete failure of my generation to breed efficiently, my family […]

I’m a Big Nerd

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On December 22, 2004

Today’s clue is that I’m sitting at home in my pajamas watching oral arguments before Washington State Surpreme court. I just learned about the fascinating way in which court of appeals ju

As most D.C. cynics predicted, it appears as if a stadium financing deal is in place, pending a council vote. But, at least, it will be done with half private financing, so Cropp deserves some credit. At a minimum, I hope that the hysterics from people who said that any further negotiation would kill the deal […]
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