Monthly Archives: June 2006

Flag burning amendments: The inside story

So… here’s what I’m hoping actually goes on in the Senate backrooms as the flag-burning amendment inevitably comes up each year. Senator 1: Well, Dick, you know it’s that time of year again… Senator 2: Already, Harry? It seems like … Continue reading

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Good guitar player

Wow. If this is real, it’s really good. Even if it’s not, it’s a really good fake.

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Why I’ll never go to the movies again

Last weekend, I took the family to the movies. Three of the four of us had read the Da Vinci Code, so that seemed like a good enough reason to pony up the big bucks to view it in a … Continue reading

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On keeping two blogs

I’ve been on a rampage over at Cognitive Daily, writing three or four posts every day in an effort to increase its visibility. The efforts appear to be working, but now that I’m offering a little more traditional blogging over … Continue reading

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I’m back….

Hello — Sorry for the slow posting week last week. There’s no excuse. I’m going to try to be better this week. What have I been up to lately? Really, nothing much. Same old, same old, except now the kids … Continue reading

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Southern hospitality

I just got back from a couple days in San Antonio. It’s a very friendly southern town, chock-full of Republicans from one end to another. Consider this pair I found sitting outside the Alamo. They were all smiles, and happily … Continue reading

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Review of “The Lost Men”

I have a review of The Lost Men by Kelly Tyler-Lewis up at The Quarterly Conversation. You might want to give it a look. Here’s an excerpt: At current count, several recent books, documentaries, and even an IMAX film have … Continue reading

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How Would a Patriot Act, Part 2

I finished reading Glenn Greenwald’s How Would a Patriot Act on Saturday, but today’s the first day I’ve felt healthy enough to write up my thoughts about it (actually I started writing this on Thursday, but events and a trip … Continue reading

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This week’s sign that the apocalypse is upon us….

The National Spelling Bee is being liveblogged. (via Uncertain Principles)

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