Daily Archives: October 15, 2012

Overnight Open Thread

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Hillary caves

Via Wyntre: Breaking. HRC throws herself under the bus. Lima, Peru (CNN) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the buck stops with her when it comes to who is to blame for security ahead of a deadly assault on … Continue reading

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Authentic Academic Gibberish

I found this essay over at Corrente: Neoliberalism as a vehicle for social justice “Neoliberalization required both politically and economically the construction of a neoliberal market-based populist culture of differentiated consumerism and individual libertarianism. As such it proved more than … Continue reading

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Inbreeders, Or Why Cops And Crooks Shouldn’t Go To The Same Picnics

Erick Erickson: A Look at Chuck Todd and Conspiratorial Media Incest I got a great laugh out of this Chuck Todd near meltdown on Meet the Depressed the other day. His voice quivered in moral outrage over Jack Welch suggesting … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different

Yesterday was the 946th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. Walter Russell Mead discusses the effects of the Norman Invasion on the English language: Modern English speakers can’t make any sense out of the Anglo-Saxon dialects spoken in England before … Continue reading

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