11 Nov 2009

What History Can Teach Us: Veterans Day Edition

The words of the last British veteran of World War I contain a lesson we still haven’t learned.

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09 Nov 2009

Iran Executions: Injustice Lives On

Amnesty International reports that Iran has scheduled the imminent execution of three political prisoners. The first is set to be executed Wednesday, November 11.

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07 Nov 2009

Molestus Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc

Often times, people see as a cause for terrible events whatever it is that annoys, angers, or frightens them, regardless of the facts. The reaction to the recent shootings at Ft. Hood are a case in point.

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16 Oct 2009

Muslim Supervillains On Rampage!

It’s been a while since we had a good witch hunt in our nation’s capital. It’s not for want of trying on some peoples’ parts, though. Poised in the copy rooms and basement offices of our nations capital, Muslims are poised to do, well, something…

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16 Oct 2009

Muslim Supervillains On Rampage!

It’s been a while since we had a good witch hunt in our nation’s capital. It’s not for want of trying on some peoples’ parts, though. Poised in the copy rooms and basement offices of our nations capital, Muslims are poised to do, well, something…

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15 Oct 2009

PA Senate Race: Sestak Pulls Even

The trends look good for U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak to win the Democratic primary race for Arlen Specter’s Senate seat. While there are potential hazards along the way, this looks like a race worth progressives paying attention to.

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15 Oct 2009

PA Senate Race: Sestak Pulls Even

The trends look good for U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak to win the Democratic primary race for Arlen Specter’s Senate seat. While there are potential hazards along the way, this looks like a race worth progressives paying attention to.

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10 Oct 2009

Pounding On The Table

There’s an old saying among lawyers: When you have the facts on your side, pound on the facts. When you have the law on your side, pound on the law. When you have neither on your side, pound on the table.. If you’re tempted to label people you disagree with as disloyal or hateful, I suggest you stop pounding if you can’t back it up with an argument.

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10 Oct 2009

Pounding On The Table

There’s an old saying among lawyers: When you have the facts on your side, pound on the facts. When you have the law on your side, pound on the law. When you have neither on your side, pound on the table.. If you’re tempted to label people you disagree with as disloyal or hateful, I suggest you stop pounding if you can’t back it up with an argument.

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09 Oct 2009

Obama Wins Nobel Aspiration Prize

To say that I was surprised by President Obama’s Nobel Peace prize award would be an understatement. At the very least, it seems premature. At worst, it might have less to do with his actions than with his predecessor’s.

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