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Archive for August 2013

Obama’s unserious approach to Syria threatens deadly consequences

Has there ever been a military action so telegraphed in advance as the US threats to bomb Syria? According to un-named  US “senior officials” speaking to the New York Times (and seemingly every other news outlet), we know that the action will be “limited”, “perhaps lasting no more than one or two days”. The attacks […]

This week’s articles of note

“The great Oberlin College racism hoax of 2013,” Legal Insurrection, by William A. Jacobson “Doing things together doesn’t mean a big government program,” Washington Examiner, by Timothy Carney “How Obama has abused the Patriot Act,” Los Angeles Times, by Jim Sensenbrenner “The real reason college costs so much,” Wall Street Journal,,”  by Alyssia Finley “Science is […]

Big, bad America, slayed by a communique

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Why’s no one talking about the fact-lite, frenzied shutting of US embassies? Read my spiked article in full here.

This week’s articles of note

“Weiner, Filner: Therapy and the art of political cleansing,” Los Angeles Times, by Meghan Daum “Going for Bolingbroke,” New York Times, by Ross Douthat “The danger of Clinton fatigue,” Slate, by John Dickerson “Mitch Daniels’ gift to academic freedom,” Wall Street Journal, by Benno Schmidt “The childless city,” City Journal, by Joel Kotkin and Ali […]

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