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The War on Women

By lex, on March 5th, 2012

It’s a bipartisan affair, according to Kristen Powers. Prosecution is rather spotty, however:

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Free Speech

By lex, on February 9th, 2010

Citizens of the Netherlands have no enshrined, constitutional right of free speech, which has led to the travesty of a man being tried for speaking his mind. In the US, of course, people do have a nearly unlimited right to spout off in the face of government, a fact that the US media has often happily turned to advantage. So it’s a more than a little ironic that while the Geert Wilders trial unfolds in Holland, so little is being said over here, either about the cultural issues in play, or the underlying and dominating issue of the state’s smothering an inconvenient citizen.

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43

By lex, on March 1st, 2012

Conservative firebrand Andrew Breitbart is dead at age 43, apparently from natural causes:

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Slippery Slope

By lex, on February 29th, 2012

It starts with a trickle, and the trickle becomes a stream, and the stream becomes a river.

And then the river becomes a flood:

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Eureka

By lex, on January 30th, 2010

I woke up this morning with the answer to many questions in my head, foremost among them this: What on earth is Navy doing? I mean, after all, these are smart men atop the leadership ladder at Navy and in the Navy. Excellent competitors and achievers with brilliant political instincts.

How could they be so dumb?

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Informed Decisions

By lex, on February 29th, 2012

An interesting article in the WSJ on end-of-life decisions that doctors make for themselves:

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Not So Fast

By lex, on February 29th, 2012

When the USAF acquisition directorate chose Brazil’s Super Tucano to outfit the Afghan air force over rival Hawker-Beechcraft’s AT-6 offering, howls could be heard from Wichita all the way to Sandy Eggo.

I guess somebody heard them:

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