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Bloody Sam

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On June 17, 2004
It’s difficult to find an issue so clear-cut that The Nation and eventheliberal New Republic agree, but both have great reviews of Sam Huntington’s new book, People Who Aren’t White Christians Will Destroy America. My first temptation is to say that Huntington’s argument is un-American, but that’s not quite correct. After all, as Garry Wills points out, running people out […]

Strange Justice

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On June 15, 2004
Yesterday, the Supreme Court held, 8-1, that defendants can make a sexual harassment claim against an employer when the environment was so hostile that the defendant was compelled to resign. The one dissenter against the new standard, who wanted to make it impossible for defendants to make a claim under such circumstances: Clarence Thomas.

We Have A Weiner!

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On June 14, 2004

In a rare case of me being with the winning team, the winner of THE VICIOUS INSTAPUNDIT BLOGROLL CONTEST at MaxSpeak has been announced, and the winner is: InstaPundit. Let us first ponder the utter

Supersize This

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On June 14, 2004

I saw Supersize Me, a very fine movie, last week. One of the film’s most-praised segments involves an interview with a Reason editor (Jacob Sullum, I think) wondering when it would be social

A Few Thoughts

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On June 12, 2004
Not much time to post. A few thoughts from Colorado. 1) Running and drinking cheap red wine, when done excessively, can cause significant problems. They cause those problems much, much faster at 5,000 feet above sea level. 2) It’s quite clear why so many people gain weight while eating dorm food, especially the all-you-can-eat arrangements. […]
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