Welcome

Welcome

As did my counterpart Mr. Poulos, I feel the need to offer the briefest of introductions. Especially since you have no idea who I, your humble narrator, am. Well, I’m

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Clear for Second-Class Citizenship?

Something about Clear, the private-sector answer to gross DHS inefficiency and questionable airport employees, raises my civic republican hackles. From one perspective, it now looks like the government is permitting

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Kish Cash

Kish Cash

Is Hossein Sabet the Persian answer to Dubai? Or the Iranian Rick Caruso? Probably a little of both: He has built this island’s fanciest establishment, the Dariush Grand Hotel, modeled

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Obama hits the skids

Only two weeks into his presidency, Barack Obama has managed to hit every brick wall in sight. In spite of reportedly unprecedented cooperation from the outgoing Bush team, and promises

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Who won the war in Gaza?

Max Boot provides a first-rate after-action report. Boot calls the conflict a highly limited and attenuated victory, to be sure, but one that nevertheless restored Israelis’ self-confidence and Arabs’ fear

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Why not?

Why not?

I don’t get it when people write things like this I don’t celebrate death in response to the news that a ton of terrorists killed themselves while experimenting with bubonic

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Cowardice

Cowardice

Shorter Matt Yglesias: I’m all for freedom of speech, except for when terrorists object. I’m always surprised at how prevalent this abject cowardice is amongst those on the left. You

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MTV, The New AARP

In fact Rock the Vote is left wing, whether or not the young voters they claim to represent on a given issue are also left wing. In fact, as it is now demonstrating on Social Security, Rock the Vote is sufficiently liberal that it will campaign against young voters’ wishes to save and invest in personal accounts, if such wishes happen to conflict with reigning liberal doctrine.

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