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Phoebe Maltz uncovers yet another glaring piece of illogic in Will Saletan’s recent abortion op-ed. Saletan infers from the fact that most women would prefer to avoid a pregnancy than to have an abortion the conclusion that women therefore consider abortion to be highly immoral. But, of course, as Maltz explains this is (like pretty […]

Push Them into the Sea

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On January 26, 2006
Shorter Ed Morrissey: Israel should respond to the democratic success of Hamas by pushing all the Palestinians into the Jordan or the Mediterranean. That’ll teach ’em to elect the wrong folks. Instapundit characterizes Morrissey as “depressed”. Do depressives often advocate genocide?

Old Boy Network

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On January 26, 2006

Wally points out the obvious: espn’s Michael Smith explains why the failure to fill any of the eight vacancies in the NFL with a minority is not simply racism. see, as he explains it it’s

Reproductive Freedom Roundup

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On January 25, 2006
–Maha points out that Eyal Press’ intermittently interesting NYT Magazine article about his abortion provider father ends on with a clinker: his embrace of the countermobilization myth. And just to make sure he fulfilled his quota of “let’s pretend that anti-choice policies are really in the interests of reproductive freedom” contrarianism, he also repeats the […]

What’s Worse than MAD?

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On January 24, 2006
Really, really interesting post by Brad Plumer on a project by Daryl Press and Keir Lieber to determine whether MAD, or Mutual Assured Destruction, still applies to the US-China and US-Russia relationships. They conclude that China and Russia cannot be confidant of maintaining a second strike capability against the US. It would be wrong to […]
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