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The Right Job for the Man

His party is increasingly worried about losing its majority in the House of Representatives. Incumbent Democrats in several states are essentially trying to redefine themselves as Republicans. (Pennsylvania Democrat Jason Altmire’s new ad boasts of his willingness to “stand up … Continue reading

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How to Make the PGA Championship Interesting

When you hear “The Masters,” do you not find images of azaleas and Amen Corner dancing before you, while taking heart in the unmistakable approach of spring? When you hear “The U.S. Open,” don’t you immediately think of painfully narrow … Continue reading

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Distributed Defiance: Everyone Sell Lemonade!

Everyone Draw Mohammed Day was a brilliant demonstration at the power of what I propose to call “distributed defiance.” Islamofascists, bullies, and busybodies simply lack the resources–so far–to impose the repression they threaten us with if enough of us defy … Continue reading

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“We Are Obama Golfers”

Drudge has featured this video, posted at Real Clear Politics, documenting the latest attempt to motivate students via Obama-inspired incantation. I will take heart from any true motivation students find in the story of O’s rise, but I confess that I … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry for Greene, Carolina

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) is worried of late that his fellow Palmetto Stater Alvin Greene, the Democratic Party’s nominee for U.S. Senate in this fall’s election, has triggered a “sad” national spectacle.  That state’s former Democratic chairman, a Mr. Dick … Continue reading

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Baseball Trade Commentary Made Simple

Being a baseball fan isn’t as easy as it used to be.  Thanks to the internet, comments like “Yay, team!” will expose one to merciless ridicule from those who adjudge their leisure time best spent poring over exacting statistical measures … Continue reading

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Hats On!

I was delighted to happen upon the coffee-devotion site Dark Roasted Blend recently, and even more delighted to find its dazzling feature on flight attendants from the era when they were known as stewardesses.  The obvious question that one faces … Continue reading

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