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Navy Reading List

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On December 13, 2006
Managed to acquire a copy of the Navy Professional Reading Program List. Here’s a selection:Junior Enlisted:Lincoln on Leadership, Donald PhillipsEnder’s Game, Orson Scott Card (!)Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein (!?!)The Kite Runner, Khaled HosseiniA Passage to India, E.M. Forster Petty Officer:Shackleton’s Way, Margot Morrell, Stephanie CapparellBilly Budd, Herman MelvilleNot a Good Day to Die, Sean NaylorThe […]

Trainwreck Democracy

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On December 13, 2006

Shorter Verbatim Althouse (in comments): “What you need to know is that numerous bloggers who hate me have posted telling people to go vote for TMV. Before that happened I was way ahead.”

December 13

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On December 13, 2006

Ted Nugent — rock guitarist, walking phallus and self-parodying right-winger — turns 58 today. He shares his birthday with the legendary Alvin York, who led a devastating attack on a nest

Hadley Arkes, one of the pro-life movement’s most prominent intellectuals, has an article in First Things about the upcoming “partial birth” abortion decision. It starts off strangely with the claim that “people on both sides seriously expect the Court will use its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.” My question–such as who? I read as […]

A Rotten Anniversary

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On December 13, 2006

Today, I am sad to remind everyone, is the sixth anniversary of the grotesque and consequential Bush v. Gore decision, which was delivered in all its steaming feculence by five activist judges who sub

Today in Victory Talk

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On December 12, 2006

From Powerline: My view is that if winning means having a country in which Iraqis don’t kill one another in large numbers, then we’re unlikely to win any time soon. However, if winning mea

If this, this, and this are any indication, Ann Althouse wasn’t held enough as a child. Though with insightful commentary like this, I don’t see why she has to beg people to vote for her: One thing I didn’t think about, however, and wish I’d put in the original post, is that plenty of fat […]
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