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Paul and Abortion

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On November 27, 2007
Ramesh Ponnuru makes an interesting point about Ron Paul: “What strikes me is what a throwback Paul is among libertarians. Hard money and anti-interventionism move him, but he seems utterly uninterested in the lifestyle questions that have taken up so much of Reason for the past decade.” Indeed, he’s not merely indifferent to all such […]

Telling it Like it is.

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On November 5, 2007
It’s Monday, which means it’s time for another round of your [semi-]weekly Adam Liptak appreciation. This week, Liptak takes a closer look at the effect of Female Genital Mutilation on applications for political asylum in the U.S. When Alima Traore was a young girl in Mali, parts of her genitalia were cut off, which is […]

Happy Anniversary!

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On October 24, 2007

Via Roy, I see that conservatives are whining about the great day 20 years ago on which arch-reactionary Robert Bork was justly rejected by the Senate. First if all, it’s worth repeating that in

Proving Too Much

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On October 22, 2007
You may have heard about this embrace of utter crackpottery from new social conservative darling Mike Huckabee: Speaking before a gathering of Christian conservative voters, GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee said legalized abortion in the United States was a holocaust. “Sometimes we talk about why we’re importing so many people in our workforce,” the former […]
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