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Gregoire for Governor, RIP

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On November 18, 2004
Well, I suppose it’s close enough that we should wait for the recount. This post isn’t legally binding, so I’ll just go ahead. Both Scott and I have issued strict warnings about shooting your mouth off about what a terrible candidate/campaign Kerry was/ran. These orders still stand–he was a pretty good candidate who ran a […]

Easterbrook

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On November 16, 2004

At some point last year, Christopher Hitchens took an insurmountable lead in the “idiocy in the name of contrarianism” contest he was having with Gregg Easterbrook. I missed this when it c

Warriors for an Endless Summer

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On November 15, 2004
(warning: long boring post. read at your own risk) It’s time we came up with a nice catchy name for the tireless army of people who’ll fight tooth and nail against any suggestion that global warming is a real problem that demands real solutions. Here’s my humble suggestion: Warriors for an endless summer (WFAES). As […]

Oklahoma Politics

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On November 13, 2004

Ever wonder what it’s like to run for the Senate as a Democrat in Oklahoma? According to Brad Carson, there’s a downside. For one thing, you get invited to Churches to address the questio

19th Century Schizoid Men

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On November 13, 2004
Southern reactionaries have suddenly decided they’re not so keen on the Madisonian institutional rules that have historically served their interests so well. Can’t they make up their minds about what constitutional order they want? According to Dr. Bill “Kitty Kevorkian” Frist, speaking at the Federalist Society: Dr. Frist told the members of the Federalist Society here […]

Canadian Irredentism

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On November 11, 2004
I challenge you to try to make sense of the following out-of context quote: “Every Turks & Caicos Islander knows a Canadian” is a common saying in the Islands. Perhaps the problem is that every Canadian does not know a Turks & Caicos Islander. The apologists for Canadian Empire and their Caribbean sympathizers have set […]
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