Belle Waring finds this gem from “The American Thinker(sic),” approved as “persuasive” by Glenn Reynolds: As the court’s new junior member, the 60 year old lady Harriet Miers will finally give a break to Stephen Breyer, who has been relegated to closing and opening the door of the conference room, and fetching beverages for his […]

Grade Complaints

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Scott’s post on grade complaints gives me the excuse I need to post this: Typical Grade Complaints and Responses The following are a set of complaints students often make regarding grades. All graders make mistakes, and an interrogation of those mistakes can result in a higher grade. Unfortunately, many students resort to one or more […]
I notice that Atrios just linked to it, which makes my link somewhat pointless, but there is one element of Roy’s extremely persuasive critique of Bill Bennett that’s worth highlighting: The actually offensive part of Bennett’s statement was his assertion that mass black fetuscide would, of necessity, cause crime to drop. Bennett’s defenders do not […]

The Playoffs

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Yankees v. Angels The Angels actually had a better run differential than the Yankees, although once you adjust for the competition the Yanks are a little better. I don’t care for the Angels’ free swinging -offense, which looks even weaker next to the Yanks’ classic on-base-and-power machine. And yet, I don’t think it’s a fluke […]
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