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It’s somewhat unlikely that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade entirely in the future and certainly highly unlikely in the next few years. But as Scott always points out, the courts and conservative states are making it almost impossible for most women to actually access abortion providers. This creates a scenario where the […]

Grassroots History

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On March 23, 2015

This is an incredible story of inmates at an Indiana prison doing grassroots research on the history of their own prison with assistance from a historian-volunteer. Not surprising, the findings sugges

The Liquor Monopoly

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On July 4, 2013
Although I was under the impression that Pennsylvania had the stupidest liquor laws in the country, it turns out that Indiana is pretty competitive as well (although at least you can buy a freaking 6-pack in the Hoosier State). Of course, every stupid restrictive liquor law has its own interest group and in the case […]

The LBJ Fallacy

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On May 9, 2012
Those who claim that we need a man like Lyndon Johnson today; that a new LBJ could handle the Senate through his own personality and politicking forget that the Republican Party is increasingly made up of radicals like the likely next senator from Indiana, Richard Mourdock, who believes that bipartisanship is an evil that must […]
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